IMV Researchers to Present New Preclinical Data at AACR Annual Meeting 2019
DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IMV Inc. (Nasdaq: IMV; TSX: IMV), a clinical stage immuno-oncology company today announced that members of the Company’s research and development team will present results from a study at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2019, which is being held March 29 to April 3 in Atlanta, Georgia. The new preclinical research highlights the unique features of DPX-based T cell immunotherapies.
“The unique capabilities of our DPX-based platform and its potential to fuel novel treatment approaches continue to drive IMV’s robust research and development program,” said Marianne Stanford, PhD, Vice President, Research and Development of IMV. “We are looking forward to presenting additional insights into the way our platform works, and its capacity for working with other anti-cancer agents, at this year’s AACR annual meeting. This work supports our goal of expanding the benefits of immunotherapies to a wider range of patients and indications.”
Details of IMV’s AACR 2019 poster is as follows:
Session Category: Immunology
Abstract Number: 4989
Authors: Ava Vila-Leahey, Alecia MacKay, Genevieve Weir, Marianne Stanford
Title: T-distributed stochastic neighbor embedding (t-SNE) analysis of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes after treatment with a T cell activating therapy identifies a unique population of recruited CD8+ T cells and novel options for combination immunotherapy
Date: Wednesday Apr 3, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Exhibit Hall B, Poster Section 24
Poster Board Number: 12
Meeting abstracts are available at AACR's website.
IMV Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to making immunotherapy more effective, more broadly applicable, and more widely available to people facing cancer and other serious diseases. IMV is pioneering a new class of immunotherapies based on the Company’s proprietary drug delivery platform. This patented technology leverages a novel mechanism of action that enables the programming of immune cells in vivo, which are aimed at generating powerful new synthetic therapeutic capabilities. IMV’s lead candidate, DPX-Survivac, is a T cell-activating immunotherapy that combines the utility of the platform with a target: survivin. IMV is currently assessing DPX-Survivac as a monotherapy in advanced ovarian cancer, as well as a combination therapy in multiple clinical studies with Merck. Connect at www.imv-inc.com.
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Released March 12, 2019