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Antigen Express' AE37 Cancer Vaccine Featured in Scientific American
Date:9/21/2011

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation's (OTCBB: GNBT) (www.generex.com) wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), today announced that its lead drug candidate AE37, a novel HER-2/neu-targeted vaccine currently in Phase II development for the treatment of breast cancer, is featured in the October 2011 issue of Scientific American, in a story titled "A New Ally Against Cancer" by Eric von Hofe, Ph.D., President of Antigen Express (http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=a-new-ally-against-cancer).

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The article highlights recent advances in the field of cancer immunotherapy. It describes how previous adoptive immunotherapy using just CD8+ cells had shown no benefit and that cancer vaccines would have to elicit both CD4+ and CD8+ cells to be effective. AE37 is also described as a peptide-based vaccine that uses bits of the HER-2/neu protein that are small in size, inexpensive to synthesize and very easy to manipulate, which means that they can be readily formulated into a vaccine that is simple to manufacture in large amounts. This is in stark contrast to autologous cell-based therapies, such as Provenge®, which are costly and labor intensive.

The article also states that in spite of previous obstacles and complexities, "the signs are clear:  a patient's own immune system can be effectively enlisted to help combat cancer."

"We are pleased to be featured in Scientific American to review our pioneering work in the field of cancer immunotherapy and look forward to future articles and peer reviewed publications docume
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