OncoSec to Host Research Reception During the 2018 American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting
Clinicians to Provide Updates on OncoSec's Intratumoral IL-12 Program in Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) and Melanoma
SAN DIEGO, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OncoSec) (NASDAQ:ONCS), a company developing intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, today announced it will host a Research Reception at the 2018 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting. The reception, for which registration is required, will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. CT at the JW Marriott in Chicago, IL.
The OncoSec Research Reception will feature the following presentations:
- OMS-140 Protocol; Review of Intratumoral IL-12 Data in TNBC Presented at AACR
- Pamela Munster, MD, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
- OMS-141 Protocol; Upcoming PD-1 Combination Clinical Trial in TNBC
- Melinda Telli, MD, Stanford University Medical Center
- Melanoma Data Update: OMS-100 & OMS-102 Combination Study
- Alain Algazi, MD, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
- PISCES/KEYNOTE-695 Operational Update
- Sharron Gargosky, PhD, Chief Clinical and Regulatory Officer, OncoSec
Attendees will also have the opportunity to view the TNBC data featured as an oral poster at AACR and ask questions of the lead author. All speakers will be available for questions. Space is limited. For those interested in attending this event in person, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
An archived version of the presentation will be available for 90 days on OncoSec's website: www.oncosec.com.
About OncoSec Medical Incorporated
OncoSec is a biotechnology company developing DNA-based intratumoral immunotherapies with an investigational technology, ImmunoPulse®, for the treatment of cancer. ImmunoPulse is designed to enhance the local delivery and uptake of DNA-based immune-targeting agents, such as plasmid encoded IL-12 (tavokinogene telseplasmid or "tavo"). In Phase 1 and 2 clinical trials, ImmunoPulse® IL-12 has demonstrated a favorable safety profile, evidence of anti-tumor activity in the treatment of various solid tumors, and the potential to reach beyond the site of local treatment to initiate a systemic immune response. OncoSec's lead program, ImmunoPulse IL-12, is currently in clinical development for metastatic melanoma and triple-negative breast cancer. The program's current focus is on the significant unmet medical need in patients with melanoma who are refractory or have relapsed on anti-PD-1 therapies. In addition to tavo, the Company is also identifying and developing new immune-targeting agents for use with the ImmunoPulse platform. For more information, please visit www.oncosec.com.
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Released April 3, 2018