BETHESDA, Md., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBO) ("NW Bio"), a biotechnology company developing non-toxic DCVax® personalized immune therapies for cancer, announced today that Linda Powers, CEO, will present at the 4th Annual "Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality" conference being held at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City on Thursday, March 27 at 2:45 pm ET. During her presentation, Ms. Powers will provide an overview of the Company's DCVax® cancer vaccine platform technology, product pipeline and clinical programs with DCVax-L and DCVax-Direct.
There will be a live audio webcast of this presentation at: http://nwbio.com/webcasts/
About the 4th Annual "Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality" Conference: Hosted by Maidstone Life Sciences LLC, the 4th Annual "Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality" conference event unites key opinion leaders in Immuno-oncology, Wall Street research analysts, venture capitalists, institutional investors, media, and company executives to engage in discussions, exchange information, highlight opportunities, and showcase leading companies in the field of Immuno-oncology.
About Northwest Biotherapeutics
Northwest Biotherapeutics is developing cancer vaccines designed to treat a broad range of solid tumor cancers more effectively than current treatments, and without the side effects of chemotherapy drugs. NW Bio's proprietary manufacturing technology enables the Company to produce its personalized vaccine in an efficient, cost-effective manner. The Company has a broad platform technology for DCVax dendritic cell-based vaccines. The Company's lead product, DCVax-L, is currently in a 312-patient Phase III trial in the U.S. and Europe for patients with newly diagnosed Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most aggressive and lethal brain cancer. The Company's second product, DCVax-Direct, is currently in a 60-patient Phase I/II trial for direct injection into all types of inoperable solid tumor cancers. The Company has also conducted a small Phase I/II trial with DCVax for metastatic ovarian cancer together with the University of Pennsylvania. The Company previously received clearance from the FDA for a 612-patient Phase III trial with its third product, DCVax-Prostate, for late stage prostate cancer.
Statements made in this news release that are not historical facts, including statements concerning future treatment of patients using DCVax and future clinical trials, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "expect," "believe," "intend," "plan," "continue," "may," "will," "anticipate," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking statement. Specifically, there are a number of important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, such as the Company's ability to raise additional capital, risks related to the Company's ability to enroll patient s in its clinical trials and complete the trials on a timely basis, the uncertainty of the clinical trials process, uncertainties about the timely performance of third parties, and whether the Company's products will demonstrate safety and efficacy. Additional information on these and other factors, including Risk Factors, which could affect the Company's results, is included in its Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") filings. Finally, there may be other factors not mentioned above or included in the Company's SEC filings that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in any forward-looking statement. You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or developments, except as required by securities laws.
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