DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
IMV Inc. (Nasdaq: IMV; TSX: IMV), a clinical stage immuno-oncology corporation, today announced that two of its abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the upcoming 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, which takes place May 31 – June 4 in Chicago, IL.
“Despite advances in other cancer treatment regimens, ovarian cancer remains a particularly difficult-to-treat disease, and one that represents one of the most underserved areas of the treatment landscape,” said Frederic Ors, Chief Executive Officer at IMV. “Our presentations at ASCO will allow us to update this important scientific audience on the potential of DPX-Survivac monotherapy and on the progress we have made since our groundbreaking ASCO 2018 presentation.”
Presentation details are as follows:
Poster Title: “DPX-Survivac and intermittent low-dose cyclophosphamide (CPA) with or without epacadostat (E) in the treatment of subjects with advanced recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer (DeCidE1 trial): T cell responses and tumor infiltration correlate with tumor regression.”
Abstract Number: 5576
Session Title: Gynecologic Cancer
Date and Time: June 1, 2019, 1:15 – 4:15 p.m. CT
Poster Title: “Early response assessment through multiparametric MRI based endpoints in a phase II multicenter study evaluating the efficacy of DPX-Survivac, intermittent low dose cyclophosphamide (CPA) and pembrolizumab combination study in subjects with solid tumors.”
Abstract Number: e14245
Session Title: online publication only on May 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET
ASCO will publish the official abstracts on its meeting website in advance of the ASCO Annual Meeting at 5:00 p.m. ET on May 15. The cut-off date for inclusion of data in the abstract was February 12, 2019. The final conference presentation will include additional data collected between the abstract submission cutoff and the presentation itself.
IMV Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to making immunotherapy more effective, more broadly applicable, and more widely available to people facing cancer and other serious diseases. IMV is pioneering a new class of immunotherapies based on the Company’s proprietary drug delivery platform. This patented technology leverages a novel mechanism of action that enables the programming of immune cells in vivo, which are aimed at generating powerful new synthetic therapeutic capabilities. IMV’s lead candidate, DPX-Survivac, is a T cell-activating immunotherapy that combines the utility of the platform with a target: survivin. IMV is currently assessing DPX-Survivac as a monotherapy in advanced ovarian cancer, as well as a combination therapy in multiple clinical studies with Merck. Connect at www.imv-inc.com.
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