NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Incysus Therapeutics, Inc. (“Incysus”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on delivering an innovative gamma-delta (γδ) T cell immunotherapy for the treatment of cancers, today announced that data related to the Company’s ongoing Phase 1 clinical study of a novel Drug Resistant Immunotherapy (DRI) technology for the treatment of patients with newly-diagnosed glioblastoma will be presented at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting which will be conducted virtually from May 29-June 2, 2020.
“Our presence at ASCO highlights the progress made by Incysus Therapeutics and our partners in the advancement of our DRI technology for the treatment of patients with newly-diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme, a devastating and aggressive brain tumor,” commented, William Ho, President and Chief Executive Officer of Incysus.
Developmental Therapeutics – Immunotherapy
Phase 1 Trial of Drug resistant Immunotherapy: A First-In-Class Combination of MGMT-modified γδ T Cells and Temozolomide Chemotherapy in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Multiforme
Lawrence S. Lamb, PhD, Scientific Co-Founder, Chief Scientific Officer of Incysus
Developmental Therapeutics – Immunotherapy
Friday, May 29, 2020
About American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Conference
ASCO’s Annual meeting represents the world’s largest gathering of oncology physicians, biotechnology executives, researchers, patient advocates, and investment analysts to discuss cutting-edge clinical research and therapeutics in oncology, and to gain insights for improving cancer care. For additional information on the 2020 ASCO’s Annual meeting, please visit https://www.asco.org/.
About Incysus Therapeutics, Inc.
Incysus is focused on delivering a novel off-the-shelf cell therapy for the treatment of cancer. By using genetically modified gamma-delta (γδ) T cells, the Company’s technology addresses the challenges that immunotherapies face targeting cold, low mutation cancers. Incysus’ immuno-oncology programs include activated and gene-modified adoptive cellular therapies that protect cells from chemotherapy and allow novel combinations to disrupt the tumor microenvironment and more selectively target cancer cells. The Company’s first clinical program is targeted to leukemia and lymphoma and its second program is targeted for the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma (GBM). Information about the Company’s clinical trial in GBM can be found here (NCT04165941) and for leukemia can be found here (NCT03533816). For more information about the Company and its programs, visit www.incysus.com.
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Incysus Therapeutics, Inc.
William Ho, President & CEO