Advaxis Announces Abstract Accepted for Oral Presentation at SITC Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Trials Workshop
Advaxis, Inc.Diana Moore, 609-452-9814Director, Investor Relations & Business Development
., a leader in developing the next generation of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases, announced that an abstract has been accepted for oral presentation at The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) workshop being held April 4-5, 2013 at the National Institutes of Health Campus (Masur Auditorium) in Bethesda, MD.
The abstract titled “Early Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Clinical Trial Development” will be presented Thursday, April 4 at 10:30 am during Session 1 by Dr. Robert Petit, VP of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs at Advaxis, and will describe Advaxis’ experience with conducting early clinical trials with therapeutic -LLO immunotherapies.
“The selection of our abstract for presentation at SITC provides an opportunity for Advaxis to share our experience in introducing -LLO immunotherapy in a global clinical trial setting where there is great medical need,” commented Dr. Petit. “We are working toward a future when immunotherapy can fully take its place alongside conventional treatments in the global battle against cancer.”
Advaxis is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing the next generation of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases. Advaxis immunotherapies are based on a novel platform technology using live, attenuated bacteria that are bio-engineered to secrete antigen/adjuvant fusion protein(s) designed to redirect the powerful immune response all human beings have to the bacteriumto the cancer itself.
In April 2012, Advaxis’ lead construct, ADXS-HPV, was selected as the Best Therapeutic Vaccine (approved or in development) at the 5th Annual Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards by the vaccine industry and the journal Expert Reviews of Vaccines. The ViE awards, sponsored by Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, were created to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of companies and individuals in the vaccine industry over the previous 12 months. Additional information is available at the .
ADXS-HPV is being evaluated in 5 clinical trials for HPV-associated diseases: recurrent/refractory cervical cancer (India), locally advanced cervical cancer (GOG/NCI US study, Clinical Trials.gov Identifier NCT01266460), CIN 2/3 (US study, Clinical Trials.gov Identifier NCT01116245), head & neckcancer (CRUK study, Clinical Trials.gov Identifier NCT01598792), and anal cancer (BrUOG study, Clinical Trial.gov Identifier NCT01671488). Over fifteen (15) distinct constructs are in various stages of development, developed directly by the Company and through strategic collaborations with recognized centers of excellence such as: the , , the , the , the , the , , and others. For more information please visit: | |