Cancer Research

Novel pre-clinical results regarding OncoSec’s intratumoral electroporation platform were highlighted as Editor’s Pick in Molecular Cancer Research

06/27/2022

Excerpt from the Press Release: Results demonstrate novel synergistic effects of IL-12 and T cell receptor signaling in anti-tumor immunity PENNINGTON, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — OncoSec Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ: ONCS) (the “Company” or “OncoSec”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing intratumoral immunotherapies to stimulate the patient’s own immune system to target…

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Affini-T Therapeutics & Metagenomi Announce Next-Generation Gene Editing Partnership to Advance Cell Therapies for Solid Tumor Patients

06/27/2022

Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON & SEATTLE & EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Affini-T Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company unlocking the power of T cells against oncogenic driver mutations, and Metagenomi, Inc., a genetic medicines company with a versatile portfolio of next-generation, wholly-owned gene editing tools, today announced a partnership to enable Affini-T’s next generation ex vivo…

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Galecto Announces First Patient Enrolled in Phase 2 Trial of GB1211 in Combination with Atezolizumab for First-Line Treatment of NSCLC

06/24/2022

GB1211, Galecto’s galectin-3 inhibitor, has shown potent anti-tumor effects and increased efficacy of checkpoint inhibition in pre-clinical models Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON, June 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Galecto, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLTO), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel treatments for fibrosis and cancer, today announced that the first…

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Blue Earth Therapeutics Announces Promising Results of Preclinical Biodistribution and Efficacy Evaluation of 177Lu-rhPSMA-10.1 in Treatment of Prostate Cancer

06/23/2022

− 177Lutetium-labelled radiohybrid Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen (177Lu-rhPSMA-10.1) is in development as a highly optimized, next generation therapeutic radiopharmaceutical – − 177Lu‑rhPSMA-10.1 demonstrated favorable tumor:kidney ratio and statistically significant tumor growth suppression in preclinical studies − − Phase 1/2 clinical trial of 177Lu-rhPSMA-10.1 in men with metastatic castrate‑resistant prostate cancer recently cleared to proceed in United…

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Fusion Pharmaceuticals Presents Imaging Data from Cold Antibody Sub-Study in the Phase 1 Study of FPI-1434

06/23/2022

– Study evaluates pre-administration of cold antibody prior to administration of imaging agent – Imaging shows favorable gain in tumor lesion uptake versus normal tissue when cold antibody is pre-administered – Data presented at the SNMMI 2022 Annual Meeting Excerpt from the Press Release: HAMILTON, ON and BOSTON, June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc.…

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Kymera Therapeutics Doses First Patients in Phase 1 Oncology Trials of STAT3 and IRAKIMiD Degraders KT-333 and KT-413

06/22/2022

KT-333 is a first-in-class heterobifunctional degrader of the transcriptional regulator STAT3 in development for T cell malignancies and solid tumors KT-413 is a first-in-class degrader of IRAK4 and the IMiD substrates Ikaros and Aiolos in development for MYD88-mutant B cell lymphomas  Initial safety and proof-of-mechanism clinical data for both programs to be shared in second…

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ORYZON Announces FDA Orphan Drug Designation Granted to Iadademstat for Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer

06/17/2022

Excerpt from the Press Release: Now has orphan drug designation for SCLC and AML MADRID, Spain and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oryzon Genomics, S.A. (ISIN Code: ES0167733015, ORY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging epigenetics to develop therapies in diseases with strong unmet medical need, announced today that the U.S. Food and…

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Curis Announces Presentations on Biomarker Development and Emavusertib Clinical Data at the 2022 European Hematology Association (EHA) Hybrid Congress

06/16/2022

Curis scientists discover novel IRAK4 nuclear localization and describe potential use as a biomarker IRAK4 along with NF-kB p50/p65 localization to the nucleus is associated with improved response to emavusertib Promising clinical and preclinical analysis showcases the potential of emavusertib in treating pCNSL Excerpt from the Press Release: LEXINGTON, Mass., June 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Curis, Inc.…

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Vincerx Pharma Presents Preclinical and Clinical Data on PTEFb/CDK9 Inhibitor VIP152 in Lymphoma at the European Hematology Association 2022 Congress

06/15/2022

Preclinical data demonstrate VIP152 as the most selective CDK9 inhibitor compared with other CDK9 inhibitors, with the most robust MYC mRNA downregulation Clinical data show improved selectivity, target modulation, early signs of clinical efficacy, and cardiac safety in lymphoma patients treated with VIP152 Excerpt from the Press Release: PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10, 2022 (GLOBE…

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Genentech Announces Positive Data from Broad Blood Cancer Portfolio at European Hematology Association Annual Meeting

06/15/2022

– Long-term data at the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2022 Congress expands understanding of the impact of Genentech medicines in early-stage blood cancers with the goal of providing patients with robust and durable outcomes from their first treatment– – Updated data from Phase III CLL14 study of Venclexta (venetoclax) plus Gazyva (obinutuzumab) showed more than…

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