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PRINCETON, N.J., March 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADXS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of immunotherapy products, and Precision for Medicine, a specialized services company supporting next generation approaches to drug development and commercialization, today announce that they will present data on a) the development of a novel flow immunophenotyping assay to accurately evaluate total PD-1 expression as a pharmacodynamic biomarker during PD-1 blockade treatment with pembrolizumab and b) the correlation of changes in T cell populations with the clinical activity observed in the ongoing ADXS-503 clinical trial, in a poster presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2021, taking place virtually from April 10-15, 2021.
Details on the posters and corresponding abstracts are shown below. All posters will be made available on the conference website on April 10, 2021.
Title: Evaluation of total PD-1 expression using multi-color flow cytometry in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer patients treated with multi-neoantigen vector (ADXS-503) alone and in combination of pembrolizumab to assess T-cell & T-cell memory subsets
Session Category: Immunology
Session Title: Immune Monitoring / Clinical Correlates
Abstract Number: 1671
The full text of the abstract is available on the AACR Annual Meeting 2021 website.
About Advaxis, Inc.
Advaxis, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary Lm-based antigen delivery products. These immunotherapies are based on a platform technology that utilizes live attenuated Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) bioengineered to secrete antigen/adjuvant fusion proteins. These Lm-based strains are believed to be a significant advancement in immunotherapy as they integrate multiple functions into a single immunotherapy and are designed to access and direct antigen presenting cells to stimulate anti-tumor T cell immunity, activate the immune system with the equivalent of multiple adjuvants, and simultaneously reduce tumor protection in the tumor microenvironment to enable T cells to eliminate tumors.
To learn more about Advaxis, visit www.advaxis.com and connect on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.
About Precision for Medicine
Precision for Medicine is the first biomarker-driven clinical research services organization supporting life sciences companies in the use of biomarkers essential to targeting patient treatments more precisely and effectively. Precision applies novel biomarker approaches to clinical research that integrate clinical trial execution with deep scientific knowledge, laboratory expertise and advanced data sciences. This convergence of trials, labs and data sciences is driving faster clinical development and approval. Precision for Medicine is part of Precision Medicine Group, with over 2,100 people in 35 locations in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. For more information, visit PrecisionForMedicine.com.
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Tim McCarthy, LifeSci Advisors, LLC