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2010-05-19 09:52:12

The researchers of the University of Helsinki, and Oncos Therapeutics, the biotech company developing new cancer therapeutics based on the next generation oncolytic viruses, published initial results from their Advanced Therapy Access Program in Cancer Research. The therapy program is based on scientific research at the University of Helsinki and serves as the foundation for ongoing clinical development. The results demonstrate an anti-tumor immunity of oncolytic viruses "“ published...

2010-05-13 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a clinical-stage cancer biotherapeutics company, today announced that key data from its JX-594 intravenous administration Phase 1 dose escalation clinical study will be presented at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Annual Meeting taking place May 19-22, 2010, in Washington DC. The presentation details are as follows: Abstract #33: "Demonstration of Delivery and Antitumoral Activity of JX-594, a Targeted...

2010-05-04 14:54:52

Complete regression of malignant brain tumors after treatment with parvoviruses Particular parvoviruses normally infect rodents, but they are also infectious for human cells. However, they do not cause any disease symptoms in humans. Most importantly, these viruses have an astonishing property: They kill infected tumors cells without causing any damage to healthy tissue. Therefore, scientists in the teams of Jean Rommelaere and Jörg Schlehofer at the German Cancer Research Center...

2010-04-28 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc. (San Francisco, CA and Ottawa, Ontario), a clinical-stage cancer biotherapeutics company, today expanded its board of directors with the appointment of Paul B. Cleveland, executive vice president of corporate development and chief financial officer of Affymax, Inc. "With JX-594 entering Phase 3 trials for the treatment of liver cancer by the end of this year and a strong pipeline of novel clinical-stage products behind it, we believe...

2010-04-20 13:05:00

BATON ROUGE, La., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Drug discovery and development company Esperance Pharmaceuticals today presented positive results from their preclinical EP-302 program that support the initiation of IND enabling studies. EP-302 is a targeted membrane-disrupting peptide designed to selectively kill cells that express nucleolin on their surface. Nucleolin is a protein that is over-expressed in a wide range of cancers and tumor endothelial cells. Results from in vitro and in vivo...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and VIENNA, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc. (San Francisco, CA and Ottawa, Ontario), a clinical-stage cancer biotherapeutics company, today announced the presentation of positive interim data from its randomized Phase 2 clinical trial using JX-594 for the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or liver cancer, at the 45th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) in Vienna, Austria. The study results, presented today...

2010-04-14 06:30:00

CALGARY, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that abstracts covering both clinical and preclinical research with reovirus (REOLYSIN(R)) are available on the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) website at www.aacr.org, and on the Oncolytics website at www.oncolyticsbiotech.com. The research is scheduled to be delivered at the 101st AACR Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 17-21, 2010. "Our preclinical...

2010-04-13 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc. (San Francisco, CA and Ottawa, Ontario), a clinical-stage cancer biotherapeutics company, today announced that it has completed patient enrollment in a Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating the intravenous (IV) administration of JX-594, the company's lead product for the treatment of solid tumors. Jennerex expects to report the results from this trial at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Annual Meeting in May 2010....

2010-04-08 06:30:00

CALGARY, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that a paper entitled "Antiangiogenic cancer therapy combined with oncolytic virotherapy leads to regression of established tumors in mice," co-senior authored by Dr. Richard Vile of the Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA, and Dr. Kevin Harrington of the Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK, was published in the online version of the Journal...

2010-04-02 12:26:38

For several years, researchers have been developing a new approach to treating cancer that uses viruses to infect and kill cancer cells while leaving normal cells unharmed. Recent data have indicated that this approach, which is known as oncolytic virotherapy, has potential. Now, Richard Vile and colleagues, at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, have found that this approach can be combined with a standard clinical therapy to provide substantial regression and cure of tumors in mice, leading them to...


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