ALX Oncology Announces First Patient Dosed in ASPEN-06, a Phase 2/3 Study of Evorpacept for the Treatment of Patients with Advanced Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer


Phase 2/3 study initiated in collaboration with Eli Lilly and Company Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ALX Oncology Holdings Inc., (“ALX Oncology” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing therapies to block the CD47 checkpoint mechanism, today announced the first patient has been dosed…

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Long-Term Follow-Up Data Reinforce Continued Overall Survival Benefit of BAVENCIO® (avelumab) First-Line Maintenance Treatment in Patients with Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma


38-month median follow-up data from the Phase III JAVELIN Bladder 100 trial demonstrated prolonged median OS of 23.8 months with BAVENCIO plus best supportive care (BSC) in the first-line maintenance setting versus a median OS of 15.0 months with BSC alone BAVENCIO continues to be the first and only immunotherapy to improve survival in the…

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Celsion Reports Data Safety Monitoring Board Unanimous Recommendation to Continue Dosing Patients in the Phase II Portion of the OVATION 2 Study with GEN-1 in Advanced Ovarian Cancer


OVATION 2 Study is Over 75% Enrolled; Full Enrollment Expected by Mid-2022 Novel Gene-Mediated Immunotherapy is Safe and Demonstrates an Acceptable Risk/Benefit When Administered Over a Six-Month Period Excerpt from the Press Release: LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Feb. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN), a clinical-stage company focused on DNA-based immunotherapy and next-generation vaccines, today announced that following a pre-planned interim safety review of 81 as treated patients…

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Repertoire® Immune Medicines Enters Research Collaboration With UMass Chan Medical School to Identify the Underlying Immune Causes of Vitiligo


Research collaboration will utilize Repertoire’s DECODE™ platform to identify specific T cell receptors and antigens causing onset and progression of autoimmune disease vitiligo, with goal of developing targeted immunotherapy Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Repertoire Immune Medicines, Inc. today announced it has entered a sponsored research agreement with UMass Chan Medical School (UMass Chan)…

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Immune-Onc Therapeutics Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application to Initiate Trial of IO-202, a First-in-Class Myeloid Checkpoint Inhibitor Targeting LILRB4, in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors


– Multicenter Phase 1 study to evaluate IO-202 as monotherapy and in combination with an anti-PD-1 Excerpt from the Press Release: PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Immune-Onc Therapeutics, Inc. (“Immune-Onc”), a clinical-stage cancer immunotherapy company developing novel biotherapeutics targeting immunosuppressive myeloid checkpoints, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the company’s Investigational…

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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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