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2012-11-09 08:28:11

HELSINKI, November 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oncos Therapeutics Ltd., a company developing novel cancer immune therapeutics, announced today that it has appointed Frans Wuite, M.D., M.B.A, as President and Chief Executive Officer and Pekka Simula, M.Sc. (Tech) as Chief Operating Officer. Frans Wuite brings more than 25 years of leadership experience that spans from start-up to large international companies within the biopharmaceutical industry to Oncos Therapeutics. Prior...

2012-11-09 08:27:19

HELSINKI, Finland, November 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oncos Therapeutics Ltd., a company developing novel cancer immune therapeutics, announced today that it has appointed Frans Wuite, M.D., M.B.A, as President and Chief Executive Officer and Pekka Simula, M.Sc. (Tech) as Chief Operating Officer. Frans Wuite brings more than 25 years of leadership experience that spans from start-up to large international companies within the biopharmaceutical industry to Oncos...

2012-11-09 08:27:17

CALGARY, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced three poster presentations covering expanded results from: a Phase II clinical trial using intravenous administration of REOLYSIN in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with Kras or EGFR-activated tumours (REO 016), a Phase II clinical trial using intravenous administration of REOLYSIN( )in combination with...

2012-11-08 08:33:39

CALGARY, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC) (NASDAQ: ONCY) ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") today announced its financial results and operational highlights for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. "We continue to make progress across the entire breadth of our clinical program and completed enrollment in multiple trials this quarter," said Dr. Brad Thompson, President and CEO of Oncolytics. "Our near term focus remains on completing the initial follow-up...

2012-10-24 07:30:25

CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that it has completed patient enrollment in its U.S. Phase II clinical trial using intravenous administration of REOLYSIN in combination with gemcitabine (Gemzar(®)) in patients with advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer (REO 017). The trial is a 33-patient study using a one sample, two-stage design. In the first stage, 17 patients were to be enrolled, and...

2012-10-23 07:28:41

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DNAtrix, Inc., the Houston-based biotechnology company developing targeted adenovirus-based oncolytic virus products for brain cancer, announced today a merger with VectorLogics, Inc. (VLI), a company with a complementary intellectual property portfolio developing products for ovarian cancer. The merged company will retain the name DNAtrix and continue to develop its lead cancer product, DNX-2401, which is in clinical testing at the University of Texas...

2012-09-28 02:24:11

CALGARY, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced the appointment of Dr. Alan Tuchman to the role of Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Clinical and Medical Development. Dr. Tuchman holds a B.S. from the City College of New York, an M.D. from the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine and an MBA from the Columbia University, School of Business. Throughout his medical career he...

2012-09-17 02:25:10

BERLIN, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a private, clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic immunotherapies, presented Phase 2 clinical data of JX-594 delivered first intravenously and subsequently through intra-tumoral route demonstrating safety as well as disease control and tumor responses in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer, HCC). The data were presented in an oral...

2012-09-13 02:26:57

CALGARY, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC ) (NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced preliminary results from its U.S. Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung (SCCLC) using intravenous administration of REOLYSIN(®) in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel (REO 021). The Principal Investigator is Dr. Alain Mita of Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, CA. Eligible patients include those with...

2012-09-12 02:29:38

CALGARY, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today provided an update on its Phase III trial of REOLYSIN in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel for the treatment of head and neck cancers (REO 018). The Company has conducted an internal analysis of the blinded combined clinical data for all 80 patients enrolled in the first stage of the study. The study remains blinded at this time. At the time of the...