In its third year, The Life Sciences Report's 2015 Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist currently includes 12 drug development companies selected by leading analysts in the sector. With catalysts on the horizon and pipelines that encompass a variety of indications and innovative platforms, these biotechs are primed to return multiples on investment.
At January 31, 2015, OncoSec had $30.7 million in cash and cash equivalents, as compared to $37.9 million of cash and cash equivalents at July 31, 2014. OncoSec expects these funds will be sufficient to allow the company to continue to operate our business for at least the next 12 months.
"Under the agreement, OncoSec and Heat will jointly evaluate the preclinical efficacy of OncoSec’s core technology, ImmunoPulse, an investigational stage intratumoral DNA delivery platform, with Heat’s proprietary gp-96-Ig based ImPACT immunotherapy platform."
"OncoSec and Heat are exploring this combination as part of their ongoing strategy to expand the application of their technologies to benefit cancer patients with unmet medical needs. OncoSec’s core platform, ImmunoPulse, which is based on the intratumoral delivery of DNA IL-12, is currently in Phase 2 clinical trials, investigating the approach for treatment of metastatic melanoma, head and neck cancer, triple negative breast cancer, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Heat has two clinical stage programs based on the ImPACT platform, viagenpumatucel-L (HS-110) in a Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with non-small cell lung cancer and vesigenurtacel-L (HS-410) in a Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer."
Heat Biologics, Inc.
announced that it has received fast track designation from the FDA for its oncology candidate, HS-410 (vesigenurtacel-L), for the treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).
Read more: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/heat-biologics-bladder-cancer-drug-gets-fast-track-status-analyst-blog-cm453354#ixzz3U1pT53ZB