BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
NOXXON Pharma N.V. (Paris:ALNOX) (Euronext Growth Paris: ALNOX), a biotechnology company focused on improving cancer treatments by targeting the tumor microenvironment (TME), announced that it will participate in the 7th Annual Immuno-Oncology Innovation Forum organized by Sachs Associates taking place from May 18 to May 20, 2021.
Aram Mangasarian, CEO of NOXXON, will present the latest developments in NOXXON’s lead compound NOX-A12 in glioblastoma and pancreatic cancer to investors and potential partners.
Aram Mangasarian will also be on a panel on May 18, 2021 at 01.10 p.m. EDT (07.10 p.m. CEST) to discuss the Development Strategies for Current Times, co-chaired by Esteban Pombo-Villar, CEO of TargImmune Therapeutics AG and Matthias Müllenbeck, SVP, Head Global BD & Alliance Management at Merck KGaA.
NOXXON’s oncology-focused pipeline acts on the tumor microenvironment (TME) and the cancer immunity cycle by breaking the tumor protection barrier and blocking tumor repair. By neutralizing chemokines in the TME, NOXXON’s approach works in combination with other forms of treatment to weaken tumor defenses against the immune system and enable greater therapeutic impact. NOXXON’s lead program NOX-A12 has delivered final top-line data from a Keytruda® combination trial in metastatic colorectal and pancreatic cancer patients published at the ESMO conference in September 2020 and based on the trial results, including overall survival and safety profile, further studies are being planned in pancreatic cancer. NOXXON is also studying NOX-A12 in brain cancer in combination with radiotherapy which has been granted orphan drug status in the US and EU for the treatment of certain brain cancers. A trial of NOX-A12 in combination with radiotherapy in newly diagnosed brain cancer patients who will not benefit from standard chemotherapy has delivered preliminary data from the first cohort showing consistent tumor reductions. The company’s second clinical-stage asset NOX-E36 is a Phase 2 TME asset targeting the innate immune system. NOXXON plans to test NOX‑E36 in patients with solid tumors both as a monotherapy and in combination. Further information can be found at: www.noxxon.com
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