Lift Biosciences Ltd. and Minaris Regenerative Medicine GmbH have entered into a development and manufacturing partnership for N-Lift, Lift's first-in-class neutrophil progenitor-based leukocyte infusion therapy for the treatment of various cancer indications, including pancreatic cancer, lung cancer and other solid tumors.
Researchers from Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer and affiliated organizations have reported the development of novel dual CD19/BCMA CAR T cells, referred to as ARI-0003, developed through co-transduction of two lentiviral vectors encoding CARs targeting CD19 (ARI-0001) and BCMA (ARI-0002h).
Hookipa Pharma Inc. has achieved a US$10 million milestone payment under its collaboration agreement with Roche (F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.) to develop HB-700, a novel arenaviral immunotherapy for KRAS-mutated cancers.
Legochem Biosciences Inc. has entered into a license agreement with Elthera AG to develop and commercialize a novel antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) therapy using a monoclonal antibody developed by Elthera.
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center is partnering with Targagenix Inc. and Northeastern University to study pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). The partnership will receive nearly US$3 million over 5 years through funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Splicing junctions between transposable elements and regular exons are transcribed, and can serve as targets for anticancer therapies, researchers from the Institut Curie and Mnemo Therapeutics SAS reported in a pair of papers published in Science Immunology on Feb. 3, 2023.
Atreca Inc. and Xencor Inc. have mutually selected the first program from their strategic collaboration combining an Atreca-discovered antibody with Xencor's Xmab bispecific Fc domain and a cytotoxic T-cell binding domain (CD3).