TEL AVIV, Israel, March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VBL Therapeutics (Nasdaq: VBLT), today announces that the Company will present data on its Phase 3 drug candidate VB-111, at the 2019 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, to be held March 29 - April 3, 2019 at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. VB-111 is a first-in-class, targeted anti-cancer gene-therapy biologic with broad potential to treat a wide range of solid tumors. In addition, the company will provide a corporate overview at the H.C. Wainwright Global Life Sciences Conference to be held April 7 - 9, 2019 at the Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel in London, UK.
|The AACR Annual Meeting - Presentation Details:|
|Title:||Ofranergene Obadenovec (VB-111), an anti-cancer gene therapy, induces immunologic responses in solid tumors transforming 'cold' tumors to 'hot' tumors|
|Session Title:||Immunomodulators and Response to Therapy|
|Date:||Wednesday Apr 3, 2019|
|Time:||8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time|
|Session Location:||Exhibit Hall B, Poster Section 24|
|Poster Board Number:||2|
HCW Global Life Sciences Conference - Presentation Details:
Date: Monday, April 8
Time: 15:40 – 16:00 BST
Vascular Biogenics Ltd., operating as VBL Therapeutics, is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class treatments for cancer. The Company’s lead oncology product candidate, ofranergene obadenovec (VB-111), is a first-in-class, targeted anti-cancer gene-therapy agent that is positioned to treat a wide range of solid tumors. It is conveniently administered as an IV infusion once every two months. It has been observed to be well-tolerated in >300 cancer patients and demonstrated efficacy signals in an “all comers” Phase 1 trial as well as in three tumor-specific Phase 2 studies. Ofranergene obadenovec is currently being studied in a potential registration trial for platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.
Forward Looking Statements
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