Excision BioTherapeutics Initiates Phase 1/2 Trial Evaluating EBT-101 as a Potential Cure for HIV


EBT-101 is a CRISPR-based therapeutic being developed as a potential functional cure for people living with HIV First-in-human trial is now open for enrollment Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Excision BioTherapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing CRISPR-based therapies intended to cure viral infectious diseases, today announced…

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AVEO Oncology Presents Three Posters for Tivozanib/Immunotherapy Combinations at the 2022 ASCO GI Cancers Symposium


First line cohort of the Phase 1b/2 DEDUCTIVE study demonstrates promising efficacy and tolerability of tivozanib plus durvalumab in first line HCC Two trials in progress posters presentations for the DEDUCTIVE HCC study and the recently initiated Phase 1b/2 IMMCO-1 study of tivozanib and atezolizumab in multiple immunologically cold tumors Excerpt from the Press Release:…

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Xilio Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Patient Dosing in Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of XTX202 for the Treatment of Patients with Solid Tumors


Excerpt from the Press Release: WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Xilio Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLO), a biotechnology company developing tumor-selective immuno-oncology therapies for people living with cancer, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in the company’s Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating XTX202 for the treatment of solid tumors. XTX202 is a modified form…

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BostonGene and WellDyne Announce Strategic Partnership to Predict Immunotherapy Response and Reduce Overall Cost of Care in Cancer


Excerpt from the Press Release: WALTHAM, Mass. & LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BostonGene Corporation and WellDyne today announced a strategic partnership to improve therapeutic decision-making for cancer patients. With BostonGene Tumor Portrait™ Tests, WellDyne will increase efficiency and therapy selection for patients who are candidates for immunotherapy in melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, gastric, bladder and kidney…

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Context Therapeutics® Announces Positive Data from ONA-XR in Early Breast Cancer at 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium


Data demonstrated ONA-XR decreased proliferation in tumors with high PR+ at baseline in early breast cancer Two additional metastatic breast cancer clinical trials in progress also presented Excerpt from the Press Release: PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Context Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTX), a women’s oncology company developing small molecule and immunotherapy treatments for…

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Atara Biotherapeutics Announces Preliminary Results for ATA2271, a Next-Generation Autologous Mesothelin-targeted CAR T-cell Therapy for Solid Tumors, at ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress 2021


ATA2271 targets difficult-to-treat solid tumors using proprietary 1XX CAR signaling and intrinsic PD-1 checkpoint inhibition technology Ongoing Phase 1 dose-escalation trial in advanced mesothelioma shows promising early safety and persistence of armored CAR T cells in patients Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRA), a leader in T-cell immunotherapy,…

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Strategy to overcome tumors’ resistance to immunotherapy generates promising clinical trial results


Responses to immune checkpoint inhibitors improved after adding radiation therapy. Date:November 18, 2021 Source:Massachusetts General Hospital Summary:Immune checkpoint inhibitors strengthen the immune response against cancer cells, but the medications are ineffective against certain tumors. Results from a new clinical trial indicate that adding radiation may overcome this resistance to immune checkpoint inhibitors. Excerpt from the…

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