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Medarex Announces Ipilimumab Program Continues to Move Forward
Date:4/3/2008

ce or presence of CTLA- 4 can augment or suppress the immune system's T-cell response in fighting disease. Ipilimumab is designed to block the activity of CTLA-4, thereby sustaining an active immune response in its attack on cancer cells.

Comprehensive Clinical Trial Program for Ipilimumab

Ipilimumab is being developed through a joint partnership between Bristol- Myers Squibb and Medarex. Based on nonclinical and clinical studies showing that antibody blockade of CTLA-4 plays an important role in sustaining an active immune response to fight cancer, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Medarex are pursuing a broad clinical development program with ipilimumab evaluating its potential use in advanced metastatic melanoma, as well as prostate, lung, pancreatic, bladder, breast, lymphoma and leukemia cancers. More than 2,000 patients have been treated with ipilimumab as a monotherapy or in combination with other agents in clinical trials.

For further information about ipilimumab clinical trials, please visit http://www.clinicaltrials.gov.

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About Medarex

Medarex is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and potential commercialization of fully human antibody-based therapeutics to treat life-threatening and debilitating diseases, including cancer, inf
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