SAN DIEGO, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated ("OncoSec") (NASDAQ: ONCS), a company developing DNA-based intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, will present preclinical data from studies involving in vivo intratumoral IL-12 treatment in mouse cancer models. The data will be presented in a poster at an upcoming Keystone Symposia conference. In addition, Punit Dhillon, OncoSec President and CEO, will present a corporate overview at two investment conferences this month, including: Maxim Group's Inaugural Healthcare Investor & Partnering Conference and the 2017 BIO Asia International Conference.
Keystone Symposia Conference: Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy: Taking a Place in Mainstream Oncology
OncoSec will present a poster at the Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy: Taking a Place in Mainstream Oncology conference to be held on March 19-23, 2017, in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Details of the presentation are as follows:
Abstract Title: Intratumoral electroporation-mediated IL-12 gene therapy can enhance tumor Immunogenicity (Poster #2074)
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM PST
Location: Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Further details on this Keystone Symposia poster presentation will be provided in upcoming Company communications. For more information about this conference, please visit: http://keystonesymposia.org.
Maxim Group's Inaugural Healthcare Investor & Partnering Conference
Mr. Dhillon will present a corporate overview at Maxim Group's Biotech Investor & Partnering
Conference on March 7, 2017 at 11:20 AM China Standard Time at The Park Hyatt Shanghai in Shanghai, China. In addition, he will participate in a panel discussion entitled: "Innovations in Oncology – From Chemo to Immunotherapy" on the same day at 10:00 AM local time. For more information about this conference, please visit: http://www.maximgrp.com.
BIO Asia International Conference
Mr. Dhillon will present a corporate overview at the BIO Asia International Conference on March 14, 2017 at 11:15 AM Japanese Standard Time at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan. For more information about this conference, please visit: https://www.bio.org/events/bio-asia-internationalconference.
About OncoSec Medical Incorporated
OncoSec is a biotechnology company developing DNA-based intratumoral immunotherapies with an investigational technology, ImmunoPulse®, for the treatment of cancer. ImmunoPulse® is designed to enhance the local delivery and uptake of DNA-based immune-targeting agents, such as IL-12. In Phase I and II clinical trials, ImmunoPulse® IL-12 has demonstrated a favorable safety profile and evidence of anti-tumor activity in the treatment of various solid tumors as well as a systemic immune response. OncoSec's lead program, ImmunoPulse® IL-12, is currently in clinical development for metastatic melanoma and triple-negative breast cancer. The program's current focus is on the significant unmet medical need in patients with melanoma who are refractory or non-responsive to anti-PD-1/PD-L1 therapies. In addition to ImmunoPulse® IL-12, the Company is also identifying and developing new immune-targeting agents for use with the ImmunoPulse® platform. For more information, please visit www.oncosec.com.
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