Unexpected Result: COVID-19 Vaccination Improves Effectiveness of Cancer Treatment


Excerpt from the Press Release: Clinical study on nasopharyngeal cancer with an unexpected result. Patients with nasopharyngeal cancer are often treated with drugs that activate their immune system against the tumor. Scientists feared that vaccination against COVID-19 could reduce the success of cancer treatment or cause severe side effects—until now. A recent study now gives…

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CHOP Researchers Find COVID-19 Vaccination Leads to Higher Antibody Levels than Natural Infection in Both Pregnant People and their Babies


–Study also suggests vaccine timing is important in maximizing concentration of antibodies transferred to the baby– Excerpt from the Press Release: PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ –Pregnant people who received one of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines had 10-fold higher antibody concentrations than those who were naturally infected with SARS-CoV-2, a finding that was also…

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Miraculous breast cancer vaccine passes first human trials that went on for 20 years


Excerpt from the Press Release: A team of researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSM) has been working on a breast cancer vaccine for over the last 20 years. In their recently published study, they finally revealed the results of the phase one human trials of their breast cancer vaccine. A WHO…

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INOVIO Provides Update on COVID-19 Heterologous Booster Vaccine Candidate, INO-4800


Excerpt from the Press Release: PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — INOVIO (NASDAQ:INO), a biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing DNA medicines to help treat and prevent infectious diseases, cancer, and diseases associated with HPV, today announced that it has discontinued its internally funded efforts to develop INO-4800 as a COVID-19 heterologous booster…

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VBI Vaccines Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Study of Multivalent Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate, VBI-2901


Initiation of first clinical study of multivalent VBI-2901, designed to increase breadth of protection against COVID-19 and related coronaviruses Preclinical data support broadly reactive immunity of VBI-2901 against a panel of coronavirus variants in mice, which now also includes circulating BA.4 and BA.5 The study is expected to enroll approximately 100 adults in Canada and…

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Dynavax Announces First Participant Dosed in a Phase 2 Clinical Trial Evaluating an Adjuvanted Plague Vaccine


Excerpt from the Press Release: EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dynavax Technologies Corporation ( Nasdaq: DVAX), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative vaccines, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) and supported by the DOD’s Chemical and Biological Defense…

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OncXerna Therapeutics Doses First Patient in Phase 2 Trial Evaluating Navicixizumab Alone or in Combination with Chemotherapy in Patients with Select Advanced Solid Tumors


Multicenter basket trial includes cohorts enrolling patients with colorectal and triple negative breast cancer Trial designed to assess efficacy, safety, and evaluate the relationship between tumor Xerna™ TME Panel biomarker subtype and treatment response Excerpt from the Press Release: WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OncXerna Therapeutics, Inc. (“OncXerna”), a precision medicine company…

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Vaxcyte Completes Enrollment of Phase 2 Study Evaluating Safety, Tolerability and Immunogenicity of VAX-24 in Adults 65 Years and Older


— Company Expects to Announce Topline Data from Study in Adults 65 Years and Older in the First Half of 2023 — — Vaxcyte Remains on Track to Announce Topline Data from the Phase 1 and Phase 2 Portions of the VAX-24 Proof-of-Concept Study in Adults Aged 18-64 in October or November 2022 — —…

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CureVac Starts Phase 1 Clinical Study of Modified, Omicron-Targeting COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate


Phase 1 dose-escalation study to be conducted at clinical sites in the U.S., the UK, Australia, and the Philippines Milestone demonstrates CureVac’s continued execution on comprehensive clinical program of second-generation vaccine candidates for infectious diseases Excerpt from the Press Release: TÜBINGEN, GERMANY and BOSTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2022 / CureVac N.V. (Nasdaq:CVAC),…

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Regen BioPharma, Inc. Files Provisional Patent Application on Second Generation Survivin mRNA Cancer Immunotherapy Vaccine


Novel Means of Leveraging Cellular Therapy to “Teach” Immune System to Seek and Destroy Cancer Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Regen BioPharma, Inc. (OTC PINK: RGBP) (OTC PINK: RGBPP), announced today  the filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office  of a provisional patent application covering utilization of…

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