Navigation Links
Argos Therapeutics to Present Corporate Overview and Next Steps in Clinical Development of Arcelis™ Immunotherapy at Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Argos Therapeutics today announced that Jeff Abbey, the company's president and chief executive officer, will present a corporate overview and the next steps in the clinical development of Argos' Arcelis™ immunotherapy at the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York at 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010.  The conference will take place at The St. Regis New York.

Argos is in the process of securing funding to begin a Phase 3 trial in renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with its Arcelis immunotherapy, AGS 003, in mid-2011.  The company recently presented favorable progression-free survival and safety results from an ongoing Phase 2 trial for AGS 003 in combination with sunitinib. Argos' Arcelis HIV program, AGS-004, is also currently being tested in a double-blind, placebo controlled, randomized Phase 2b study co-funded by the NIH to further demonstrate that it is a feasible treatment option of HIV-1 infected patients.

About the Arcelis™ Technology

Arcelis is Argos' proprietary technology for personalizing RNA-loaded dendritic cell immunotherapies for cancer, HIV and other infectious diseases. This platform is based on optimizing a patient's own (autologous) dendritic cells to trigger a tumor- or pathogen-specific immune response. To address the challenge of the unique genetic profile of each patient's disease and the genetic mutations of that disease, Argos loads the autologous dendritic cells with a sample of messenger RNA ("mRNA") isolated from the patient's disease. Through this process, dendritic cells can potentially prime immune responses to the entire antigenic repertoire, resulting in an immunotherapeutic that is customized to the patient's specific disease.

About Argos Therapeutics, Inc.Argos is an immunotherapy company developing new treatments for cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases and transplantation rejection. The Company has generated multiple platform technologies and a diverse pipeline of products based on its expertise in the biology of dendritic cells -- the master switch that turns the immune system on or off. www.argostherapeutics.comContacts:David Schull or Andreas MarathovouniotisRusso Partners LLC(212) 845-4271 or (212) or andreas.marathis@russopartnersllc.comJeff AbbeyArgos Therapeutics(919)

SOURCE Argos Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Silence Therapeutics Lead RNA Interference Therapeutic Prevents Spread of Cancer to Lungs
2. Halozyme Therapeutics Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results
3. NASDAQ Grants Cell Therapeutics 180-Day Extension to Regain Compliance With Minimum Bid Price Rule
4. Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Reports Inducement Grant Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
5. Orexigen® Therapeutics Schedules November 3, 2010 Webcast Discussion of Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2010
6. United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results
7. Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) to Report Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results on October 28
8. Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Successfully Lowers Cholesterol In Vivo With Enhanced Novel MicroRNA AAV Gene Therapy
9. United Therapeutics Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results Before Market Open on Thursday, October 28, 2010
10. Silence Therapeutics Receives Comprehensive Protection for RNAi Structural Modification Technology in Single European Patent
11. Precision Therapeutics President and CEO Sean McDonald Recognized as Pittsburgh Technology Council Tech 50 CEO of the Year
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... Nov. 30, 2015  Aytu BioScience, Inc. (OTCQB: AYTU), ... related conditions, will present at two upcoming investor conferences. ... interactive real-time virtual conference, to be held December 3, ... to be held December 2 nd & 3 ... and streamed live via webcast. Josh ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Israel , Nov. 30, 2015 BrainStorm ... developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, today ... been awarded an additional grant of approximately $735,000 from ... This grant, the second this year, brings the total awarded ... million (approximately NIS7 million).  ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... MUMBAI , November 26, 2015 ... --> Accutest Research ... accredited Contract Research Organization (CRO), has ... Chase Cancer Center - Temple Health ... ,     (Photo: ) ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015 Studies reveal the differences ... and pave the way for more effective treatment for one ...   --> --> ... problems in cats, yet relatively little was understood about the ... have been conducted by researchers from the WALTHAM Centre for ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/17/2015)... , Nov. 17, 2015 Pressure BioSciences, ... in the development and sale of broadly enabling, pressure ... life sciences industry, today announced it has received gross ... $5 million Private Placement (the "Offering"), increasing the total ...  One or more additional closings are expected in the ...
(Date:11/12/2015)... 2015   Growing need for low-cost, easy ... been paving the way for use of biochemical ... analytes in clinical, agricultural, environmental, food and defense ... in medical applications, however, their adoption is increasing ... continuous emphasis on improving product quality and growing ...
(Date:11/9/2015)... DUBLIN , Nov. 09, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the addition of the "Global ... to their offering. --> ... "Global Law Enforcement Biometrics Market 2015-2019" ... Research and Markets ( ) ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):