The primary objective of the study is to determine the MTD, dose limiting toxicity (DLT) and safety profile of REOLYSIN. Secondary objectives include the evaluation of viral replication, immune response to the virus and any evidence of anti-tumour activity.
About the UAB Division of Neurosurgery
The UAB Division of Neurosurgery performs more than 3,000 neurosurgical procedures a year, including more than 800 pediatric procedures. The division offers state-of-the-art stereotactic and computer-assisted surgery, gamma knife radiosurgery and comprehensive management of epilepsy and movement disorders. Treatment specialties include brain tumors, pituitary disorders, intracranial vascular abnormalities, complex spinal cord disorders and aneurysms. UAB is an international leader in novel biologic therapies for brain tumors.
About Oncolytics Biotech Inc.
Oncolytics is a Calgary-based biotechnology company focused on the development of oncolytic viruses as potential cancer therapeutics. Oncolytics' clinical program includes a variety of human trials including a Phase III trial in head and neck cancers using REOLYSIN, its proprietary formulation of the human reovirus. For further information about Oncolytics, please visit: www.oncolyticsbiotech.com.
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