Highlights Include Clinical Trial Updates
BETHESDA, Md., July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (AIM: NWBS and NWBT; OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO), (the "Company or NWBT"), today announced that Dr. Alton L. Boynton, its President and Chief Executive Officer, will deliver a presentation updating the Company's progress in the development of dendritic vaccines for the treatment of cancer, at the "Next Generation Vaccines" conference. The conference will be held on 17 &18 July, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA. Dr. Boynton is scheduled to present as part of the Advances in Cancer Vaccines session on July 18th @ 11:15 am EST.
Dr. Boynton will provide an update on NWBT's product candidates, including therapeutic cancer vaccines DCVax(R)-Brain for the treatment of Glioblastoma multiforme and DCVax(R)-Prostate for hormone-independent prostate cancer.
About Northwest Biotherapeutics
Northwest Biotherapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on developing immunotherapy products that treat cancers more effectively than current treatments, without toxicity, on a cost-effective basis. The Company has two broad platform technologies: dendritic cell-based vaccines and therapeutic antibodies. The Company is currently conducting a large Phase II clinical trial in GBM, which is designed and powered to serve as a pivotal trial. The Company has also received clearance from the FDA for a large Phase III trial in prostate cancer, and clearance from the FDA for Phase I trials in five other cancers. The Company has started a Phase I/II trial with DCVax(R) directed to ovarian cancer. The Company's second technology platform, involving antibodies to CXCR4, is at the late pre-clinical development stage.
For further information, please visit the company web site at http://www.nwbio.com
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