SAN DIEGO, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoSec Medical Incorporated ("OncoSec") (NASDAQ: ONCS), a company developing DNA-based intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, will present preclinical results from recent studies describing the latest developments of its gene delivery platform, at a poster session at the upcoming American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, in Washington, D.C., on April 1- 5, 2017.
Details of the poster abstract are as follows:
- Abstract Title: Intratumoral Delivery of a P2A-linked Bicistronic IL-12 Construct Leads to High Intratumoral Expression and Systemic Anti-tumor Response (Abstract ID #: 1614)
- Session Title: Cytokines: The First Modern Immunotherapies
- Date and Time: Monday, April 3, 2017 / 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT
- Location: Convention Center, Halls A – C, Poster Section 26
Further details on the poster presentation will be provided in upcoming Company communications. For more information about this conference, please visit: www.aacr.org.
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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