Navigation Links
ImmunoVaccine Technologies Licenses Immunotope's Breast, Ovarian and Prostate Cancer Antigens
Date:7/14/2009

HALIFAX, NS, July 14 /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a vaccine development company, has entered into an agreement to exclusively license seven cancer antigens from Immunotope Inc., an antigen discovery company. These proprietary antigens specifically target breast, ovarian and prostate cancers. IVT will combine the proprietary antigens with its DepoVax(TM) delivery platform to develop DPX-0907, a therapeutic cancer vaccine. Within the next six months the company will fast-track DPX-0907 into Phase 1 clinical trials.

"Advanced-stage breast, ovarian and prostate cancers remain devastating and challenging diseases that urgently need treatment options, and we are excited to use Immunotope's antigens in our platform" said Dr. Randal Chase, president CEO of IVT. "This licensing agreement significantly advances our cancer immunotherapy capabilities and represents our continued commitment to developing our DepoVax(TM) technology within a robust clinical trial program."

"This agreement combines our antigen discovery expertise with IVT's product development capabilities and we are pleased to have our antigens become part of such an innovative vaccine candidate," said Ramila Philip, president and CSO of Immunotope Inc.

Under the license agreement, IVT has agreed to an up-front payment, as well as future milestone payments and royalties to Immunotope for use of the antigens. This licensing agreement replaces the acquisition of Immunotope agreement.

DPX-0907 is a novel vaccine because of its potential to create a depot at the injection site and cause a strong, rapid, long-lasting immune response that specifically targets cancer cells.

ImmunoVaccine Technologies is strengthening its innovative vaccine pipeline through licensing and strategic partnering to develop therapeutic cancer and infection disease vaccines. In 2008, Pfizer Animal Health licensed its proprietary DepoVax(TM) technology for two livestock vaccines. With positive pre-clinical safety data and recent partnerships with LIAI, NIH, Yokohoma City University, Defence Research Development Canada and FIT Biotech, the value of Depovax(TM) has been brought into the limelight. www.immunovaccine.com.

This press release contains forward-looking information under applicable securities law. All information that addresses activities or developments that we expect to occur in the future are forward-looking information. Forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the date the statements are made. However, they should not be regarded as a representation that any of the plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ materially from those set forth in this press release due to risks affecting the Company, including access to capital, the successful completion of clinical trials and receipt of all regulatory approvals. IVT assumes no responsibility to update forward-looking statements in this press release.


'/>"/>
SOURCE ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Partners with FIT Biotech to advance a therapeutic HIV vaccine
2. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Collaborates with NRC Institute for Biodiagnostics Atlantic to measure effectiveness of DepoVax(TM) with novel MRI Imaging
3. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Collaborates with NRC Institute for Biodiagnostics Atlantic to measure effectiveness of DepoVax(TM) with novel MRI Imagin
4. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Collaborates with Defence Research & Development Canada to Strengthen Canadas Ability to Deal with Biological Threats
5. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Signs Agreement with National Institutes of Health to Explore Vaccines for HIV and Malaria
6. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Presents at OneMed Place Finance Forum
7. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Broadens Its Patent Protection to Japan
8. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Congratulates Dr. Ramila Philip as One of PAs Best 50 Women in Business
9. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Patents DepoVax(TM) Vaccine Platform
10. ImmunoVaccine Technologies appoints the Honourable Michael Kirby as Chair
11. ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. Nears Phase I Clinical Trials with Completion of Scientific Advisory Board
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... treasurer for the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA). ... The HBA Mid-Atlantic chapter board meets in person once each quarter and holds ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... systems are increasingly being developed with Wi-Fi connectivity to reduce the amount of ... room to room. In addition, compact mobile devices including infusion pumps, heart and ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 23, ... ... offer an unlimited source of human cardiovascular cells for research and the ... methods makes it possible to generate large numbers of cardiomyocytes (hPSC-CMs). Due ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... ... Vortex Biosciences , provider of circulating tumor cell (CTC) capture systems, ... Vortex microfluidic technology ” in Nature Precision Oncology on May 8th. The peer ... Dr. Matthew Rettig at the University of California, Los Angeles. The publication describes the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/6/2017)... Forecasts by Product Type (EAC), Biometrics, Card-Based ... & Logistics, Government & Public Sector, Utilities / Energy ... Nuclear Power), Industrial, Retail, Business Organisation (BFSI), Hospitality & ... for a definitive report on the $27.9bn Access Control ... ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... Today HYPR Corp. , leading innovator ... of the HYPR platform is officially FIDO® Certified ... architecture that empowers biometric authentication across Fortune 500 enterprises ... over 15 million users across the financial services industry, ... product suites and physical access represent a growing portion ...
(Date:4/4/2017)... 2017   EyeLock LLC , a leader of ... States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. ... of an iris image with a face image acquired ... company,s 45 th issued patent. ... given the multi-modal biometric capabilities that have recently come ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):