SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Anixa Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIX), a biotechnology company focused on using the body's immune system to fight cancer, today announced that Dr. Amit Kumar, its President and CEO, will be presenting on a panel discussion at Moffitt Cancer Center's 13th Annual Business of Biotech Conference being held on February 22, 2019. The panel titled, "Navigating FDA Approvals for Cell Therapy" will focus on regulatory aspects of developing CAR-T and other cell therapies.
In addition to Dr. Kumar, other participants on the panel will include executives from Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc., Intellia Therapeutics, Inc., and Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc.
The Business of Biotech Conference is an annual event held by Moffitt Cancer Center that brings together investors and experts from academia and industry interested in learning about the most advanced technologies in cancer research. For those interested in attending, please review the agenda and register here: https://www.moffittip.com/business-of-biotech/.
Dr. Kumar stated, "I am pleased to be attending and presenting at this conference. Moffitt Cancer Center is one of the top cancer centers in the world and a critical partner for Anixa. I am also pleased to be participating with colleagues from other leading CAR-T and cell therapy companies."
About Anixa Biosciences, Inc.
Anixa, a cancer-focused biotechnology company, is harnessing the body's immune system in the fight against cancer. Anixa is developing both diagnostics and therapeutics to detect cancer early, when it is most curable, and to treat those afflicted once diagnosed. It is developing the Cchek™ platform, a series of inexpensive non-invasive blood tests for the early detection of solid tumors, which is based on the body's immune response to the presence of a malignancy. It is also developing chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) based immuno-therapy drugs which genetically engineer a patient's own immune cells to fight cancer. Anixa also continually examines emerging technologies in complementary or related fields for further development and commercialization. Additional information is available at www.anixa.com.
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