SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sevion Therapeutics, Inc. (“Sevion” or the “Company”) (OTCBB:SVON), a biopharmaceutical company which discovers, develops and acquires next-generation biologics for the treatment of cancer and immunological diseases, today announced that Dr. Vaughn Smider, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, will give an invited oral presentation entitled “Engineering Cow Antibodies with Ultralong CDRs” at the GTC Protein Discovery Summit conference in Boston, MA on October 22, 2015. “Antibodies with unique features, such as long target binding regions, are becoming more important in drug discovery. Our unique humanized cow scaffold has potential to address many challenging targets like ion channels,” noted Dr. Smider. “The discovery of the structural and genetic features of cow antibodies were featured in the journal Cell just two years ago, and we are excited to share our progress in engineering these exciting next-generation antibodies for therapeutics.”
About Sevion Therapeutics
Sevion Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company building and developing a portfolio of innovative therapeutics, from both internal discovery and acquisition, for the treatment of cancer and immunological diseases. The Company’s product candidates are derived from multiple key proprietary technology platforms: cell-based arrayed antibody discovery, ultralong antibody scaffolds and Chimerasome nanocages. Sevion has leveraged these technologies to build a pipeline of innovative product candidates. For more information, please visit SevionTherapeutics.com.
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