Navigation Links
CEL-SCI CEO to Present at the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering 2007 Chesapeake BioShowcase
Date:10/18/2007

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI CORPORATION (Amex: CVM) announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Geert Kersten, is a featured presenter at the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) 2007 Chesapeake BioShowcase in Gaithersburg Maryland. Mr. Kersten will present on the "New Realities for Funding a Small Biotechnology Company" today at 3:15 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

In April 2007, CEL-SCI completed a $15 million private placement of common stock and warrants at a premium to where its common stock was trading at the time. In addition, in August 2007, CEL-SCI entered into a novel $15 million financing transaction in which it acquired the 20 year use of a dedicated manufacturing facility for its Phase III cancer drug Multikine(R). CEL-SCI is in the strongest financial condition in the Company's history.

ISPE is the Society of choice for 25,000 pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals in 90 countries around the globe. ISPE aims to be the catalyst for "Engineering Pharmaceutical Innovation" by providing Members with opportunities to develop technical knowledge, exchange practical experience, and collaborate with global regulatory agencies and industry leaders.

CEL-SCI Corporation is developing products that empower immune defenses. Its lead product is Multikine. In Phase II clinical trials Multikine was shown to be safe and well-tolerated, and to improve the patients' overall survival by 33% at a median of three and a half years following surgery. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the go-ahead for a Phase III clinical trial with Multikine in January 2007 and granted orphan drug status to Multikine in the neoadjuvant therapy of squamous cell carcinoma (cancer) of the head and neck in May 2007.

Multikine, a patented defined mixture of naturally derived cytokines, is the first immunotherapeutic agent in a new class of drugs called "Immune SIMULATORS". Immune SIMULATORS simulate the way our natural immune system acts in defending us against cancer. As opposed to other immunotherapies which are designed to target a single or limited number of specific antigens or molecules, Immune SIMULATORS are multi-targeted; they simultaneously cause a direct and targeted killing of the specific tumor cells and they activate the immune system to produce a stronger anti-tumor attack on multiple fronts.

Multikine is also the first immunotherapeutic agent being developed as a first-line standard of care treatment for cancer. It is administered prior to any other cancer therapy because that is the period when the anti-tumor immune response can still be fully activated. Once the patient has advanced disease, or had surgery or has received radiation and/or chemotherapy, the immune system is severely weakened and is less able to mount an effective anti-tumor immune response. Other immunotherapies are administered after the patient has received chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy, which can limit their effectiveness.

The Company has operations in Vienna, Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland. CEL-SCI's other products, which are currently in pre-clinical stage, have shown protection against a number of diseases in animal tests and are being tested against diseases associated with bio-defense and avian flu.


'/>"/>
SOURCE CEL-SCI Corporation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. CEL-SCIS CEL-1000 Shown to Significantly Enhance Immune Response Against Avian Flu Antigen in Animals
2. CEL-SCI Presents Long-Term Cancer Survival Data With Multikine
3. CEL-SCIs Cel-1000 Shown to Significantly Enhance Immune Response Against Hepatitis B Antigen in Animals
4. The Past, Present and Future of HLA Typing
5. Sygnis Pharma AG announces date for presentation of clinical results
6. Phase 3 Results for Dabigatran Etexilate, an Investigational Oral Anticoagulant, Presented Today at the XXIst Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
7. Neose Announces Presentation of Positive Preclinical Data on GlycoPEGylated Factor VIIa at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
8. Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Presents Data From Hemophilia Program at International Society On Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Annual Meeting
9. Halozyme Therapeutics Enhanze Technology Large Protein Molecule Therapeutic Clinical Trial Results Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Controlled Release Society
10. Generex Biotechnology to Make Presentations At 46th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology
11. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2007 CEUT Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2016)... May 25, 2016 According to ... Type (3D, 2D, 4D), by Therapeutic Area (Oncology, Cosmeceutical/Plastic ... User (Medical Device Manufacturers, Hospitals/ Clinics) - Forecast to ... Medical Animation Market for the forecast period of 2016 ... 301.3 Million by 2021 from USD 117.3 Million in ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... 25, 2016 According to market ... Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022 - Industry Insights ... Others)" published by P&S Market Research, the global insulin ... 2015, and it is expected to grow at a ... insulin pump segment is expected to witness the fastest ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... England , May 25, 2016 ... company employing the precision of circulating tumour DNA ... today announces the appointment of Professor Clive ... provide medical leadership across the clinical development programme, ... Inivata,s products help deliver significant improvements in clinical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/27/2016)... , ... May 27, 2016 , ... W.S. Badger ... announced today that it has been recognized as one of the best small businesses ... was named as one of nine small businesses providing progressive benefits to new parents ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... with Mediaplanet to help educate the many who are unaware of the plight ... to aphasia will run within the “Stroke Awareness” campaign. , The link between ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... in the pharmaceutical, medical and food industries. Aside from its GMP accreditation, Validation ... providing proof of successfully certified products, services and staff. , Validation Center is ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Intalere, ... members and suppliers for its inaugural Member Conference at the Paris Hotel in ... elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare providers. , The conference was highlighted ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Cardiac arrhythmia ... negative impact on long-term patient survival, reports a team of UPMC researchers in ... week in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, provide critical information that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):