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Ludwig Cancer Research and CRI collaborate on VentiRx's investigational immunotherapy
Date:9/3/2014

September 3, 2014, New York, NY and Seattle, WA The nonprofits Ludwig Cancer Research (Ludwig) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) announced today an agreement with VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, to conduct a clinical trial with motolimod (VTX-2337) combined with other immunotherapy agents available to Ludwig and CRI through other industry partnerships. VentiRx will provide motolimod, the company's lead immuno-oncology agent, for the study, which will be conducted by Ludwig and CRI through their jointly coordinated CVC Trials Network.

"Ludwig's mission is to conduct basic, applied and clinical research to support the swift development of game-changing cancer therapies," said Jonathan Skipper, PhD, Ludwig's executive director of technology development. "Motolimod holds considerable promise as a cancer drug, particularly as a component of combination immunotherapies. We look forward to working with VentiRx to assess its potential in clinical trials, as part of our effort to bring powerful new immunotherapies as quickly as possible to cancer patients."

Immuno-oncology, as the name implies, recruits the immune system into the battle against cancer, either by boosting its existing but latent anti-tumor responses or honing its recognition of malignant cells. Several recent studies have shown that such therapies, especially when used in combination, can induce potent and durable control of advanced cancers, in some cases resulting in lasting remissions.

"Our collaboration with VentiRx is part of a broader programmatic effort to partner with top biotech and pharmaceutical companies to develop novel combinations of treatments that may work better together than each would alone," said Adam Kolom, managing director of CRI's venture fund. "By making it possible for leading academic oncologists to bring together the most promising and mechanistically distinct drugs from different companies, we are a
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Contact: Rachel Steinhardt
rsteinhardt@licr.org
212-450-1582
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
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