NeoImmuneTech, Inc. (KOSDAQ: 950220), a clinical-stage T cell-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced that new data from a Phase 1/2 study evaluating the company’s lead asset NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) will be presented during oral abstract sessions at the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) annual meeting, to be held in Boston, Massachusetts on November 18-21, 2021. The study evaluates the safety and efficacy of NT-I7, a novel long-acting human IL-7, given concurrently with adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with high-grade gliomas.
Details of the oral abstract presentation are as follows:
Title: A phase I/II study evaluating the safety and efficacy of a novel long-acting interleukin-7, NT-I7, for patients with newly diagnosed high-grade gliomas after chemoradiotherapy
Lead Author: Jian Li Campian, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine – St. Louis
Abstract Number: CTIM-07
Session Title: Abstract Session: Clinical Trials I
Presentation Time: November 19, 2021, 4:55pm-5:00pm ET
NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) is the only clinical-stage long-acting human IL-7, and is being developed for oncologic and immunologic indications, in which T cell amplification and enhanced functionality may provide clinical benefit. IL-7 is a fundamental cytokine for naïve and memory T cell development and for sustaining immune response to chronic antigens (as in cancer) or foreign antigens (as in infectious diseases). In clinical trials to date, NT-I7 has exhibited favorable PK/PD and safety profiles, both as a monotherapy and in combination with other anticancer treatments. NT-I7 is being studied in multiple clinical trials in solid tumors and as a vaccine adjuvant. Studies are being planned for testing in hematologic malignancies, additional solid tumors and other immunology-focused indications.
NeoImmuneTech, Inc. (NIT) is a clinical-stage T cell-focused biopharmaceutical company, dedicated to expanding the horizon of immuno-oncology and enhancing immunity to infectious diseases. NIT is led by the scientific founder and inventor of NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) and complemented by a strong executive team with rich industry experience at companies such as Novartis, BMS, GSK, Pfizer, Amgen, Eli Lilly, MedImmune/AstraZeneca and PwC. NIT is expanding rapidly in personnel and operations, as well as partnering with industry and academic leaders to investigate NT-I7 as monotherapy and in combination with various immunotherapeutics. For more information, please visit www.neoimmunetech.com.
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