BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
NOXXON Pharma N.V. (Euronext Growth Paris: ALNOX), a biotechnology company focused on improving cancer treatments by targeting the tumor microenvironment (TME), announces that new data from the ongoing Phase I/II GLORIA trial in brain cancer will be presented by Dr. Frank Giordano, the principal investigator of the study, in an oral presentation at the Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting. The meeting will take place in Boston, Massachusetts, US from November 18 – 21, 2021.
Details of the oral presentation are as follows:
Title: CXCL12 inhibition in MGMT unmethylated glioblastoma – results of an early proof-of-concept assessment in the multicentric phase I/II GLORIA trial (NCT04121455)
Session Title: Abstract Session: Clinical Trials I
Session Date: Friday, November 19, 2021
Presentation Time: 05:00 – 05:05 p.m. EST / 11:00 – 11:05 p.m. CET
Presenter: Dr. Frank Giordano, Director and Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Bonn, Germany
The embargo for abstracts published in the 2021 abstract supplement to the SNO official journal Neuro-Oncology will lift at 07:00 a.m.EST on Thursday, November 11, 2021 and the abstract will be made available at: https://academic.oup.com/neuro-oncology.
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A copy of the presentation will be available on NOXXON’s website shortly after the event.
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 in July 2021 the company announced its Phase 2 study, OPTIMUS, to further evaluate safety and efficacy of NOX-A12 in combination with Merck’s Keytruda® and two different chemotherapy regimens as second-line therapy in patients with metastatic 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. GLORIA, a trial of NOX-A12 in combination with radiotherapy in newly diagnosed brain cancer patients who will not benefit clinically from standard chemotherapy has delivered interim data from the first two cohorts showing consistent tumor reductions and objective tumor responses. 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. Further information can be found at: www.noxxon.com.
Keytruda® is a registered trademark of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp
About the GLORIA Study
GLORIA (NCT04121455) is NOXXON’s dose-escalation, phase 1/2 study of NOX-A12 in combination with irradiation in first-line glioblastoma (brain cancer) patients with unmethylated MGMT promoter (resistant to standard chemotherapy).
About the OPTIMUS Study
OPTIMUS (NCT04901741) is NOXXON’s open-label two-arm phase 2 study of NOX-A12 combined with pembrolizumab and nanoliposomal irinotecan/5-FU/leucovorin or gemcitabine/nab-paclitaxel in microsatellite-stable metastatic pancreatic cancer patients.
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