Anixa Biosciences Announces Presentation on Ovarian Cancer CAR-T Therapy Trial at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Annual Meeting
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Anixa Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIX), a biotechnology company focused on the treatment and prevention of cancer and infectious diseases, today announced a presentation outlining its ovarian cancer CAR-T therapy trial at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) 37th Annual Meeting being held November 8-12, 2022. The presentation, titled "Phase I clinical trial of autologous T-cells genetically engineered with a chimeric receptor to target the follicle-stimulating hormone receptor (FSHR) in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer (OVCA)," will be presented by the study's principal investigator, Dr. Robert Wenham, Chair of the Gynecologic Oncology Department at Moffitt Cancer Center, Anixa's collaboration partner.
Additional presentation details can be found below:
Abstract #: 672
Date/Time: November 10, 2022, 9:00 AM EST
Anixa is a clinical-stage biotechnology company with programs addressing cancer and infectious disease. Anixa's portfolio of therapeutics includes a cancer immunotherapy program being developed in collaboration with Moffitt Cancer Center, which uses a novel type of CAR-T, known as chimeric endocrine receptor T-cell (CER-T) technology, and, with partner MolGenie GmbH, a COVID-19 program focused on compounds targeting the Mpro enzyme of SARS-CoV-2, which is largely conserved across all recently identified variants. The company's vaccine portfolio includes a novel vaccine being developed in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic to prevent breast cancer – specifically triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), the most lethal form of the disease – as well as a vaccine to prevent ovarian cancer. These vaccine technologies focus on immunizing against "retired" proteins that have been found to be expressed in certain forms of cancer. Anixa's unique business model of partnering with world-renowned research institutions on clinical development allows the company to continually examine emerging technologies in complementary fields for further development and commercialization. To learn more, visit www.anixa.com or follow Anixa on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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Released October 10, 2022
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