PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. David Sourdive, PhD, EVP Corporate Development at Cellectis (Paris:ALCLS) (Alternext: ALCLS.PA) will be attending Piper Jaffray GenomeRx Symposium on Monday, June 23, 2014 in The Yale Club, New York.
David Sourdive will participate in panel discussions entitled 'T-Cell Cancer Killers: CAR-T and TCRs’ Panel'
Disruptive innovation in oncology by gene editing and T cell CARs
Cellectis is developing innovative cancer products based on engineered T cells armed with a Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) to target liquid and solid tumors. Cellectis’ state-of-the-art genome engineering technologies together with the next generation of multi-chain CAR (mcCAR) and an allogeneic cGMP manufacturing process for CAR-T products take this new paradigm shift in oncology to the next level of the industry. The Company’s pipeline focuses on leukemia and solid tumors.
Cellectis is a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology. The company’s mission is to develop a novel generation of therapy based on engineered T-cells to treat cancer. Cellectis capitalizes on its 14 years of expertise in genome engineering, based on TALEN™, meganucleases and the state-of-the-art electroporation technology Pulse Agile, to create a new generation of cancer immunotherapy for treating leukemias and solid tumors. Cellectis adoptive cancer immunotherapy for chronic and acute leukemias is based on the first allogeneic T-cell chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) technology. CAR technologies are designed to target surface antigens expressed on cells. These treatments reduce toxicities associated with current chemotherapeutics and have the potential for curative therapy. The Cellectis Group is focused on life sciences and uses leading genome engineering technologies to build innovative products in various fields and markets. Cellectis is listed on the NYSE Alternext market (ticker: ALCLS). To find out more about us, visit our website: www.cellectis.com
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