SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ITUS Corporation (NASDAQ: ITUS) today announced that CEO, Dr. Amit Kumar, will be presenting at the Next Generation Dx Summit in Washington, D.C., being held on August 20th-24th. Dr. Kumar's presentation, "Liquid Biopsy based on Flow Cytometry and Artificial Intelligence to Detect the Existence of a Solid Tumor," is scheduled at 2:50 PM EDT, Wednesday, August 22nd. Dr. Kumar will discuss ITUS's latest data on its Cchek™ diagnostic development, including studies on breast cancer and prostate cancer, as well as data from the collaborative study with Memorial Sloan Kettering and Serametrix.
"This conference is focused on a number of diagnostic technologies including liquid biopsy and early cancer detection. This is the first commercial conference where we will be presenting our technology to a concentrated audience of industry players," stated Dr. Kumar. "We are pleased with the scientific progress achieved thus far with Cchek™, and we remain confident that we will begin preliminary regulatory discussions with the FDA by the end of the year," added Dr. Kumar.
Dr. Kumar further stated, "With both of our programs--Cchek™ cancer diagnostic and CAR-T treatment for ovarian cancer—heading toward initial FDA discussions by the end of the year, we are excited about the impact we could have on the fight against cancer. Any day now, we are expecting to hear back from the FDA regarding the request, by us and our partner Moffitt Cancer Center, for a pre-IND meeting about our CAR-T therapy. We believe that the next few months will be a very exciting period for the Company, for our shareholders, and for cancer patients."
ITUS Corporation ITUS, a cancer-focused biotechnology company, is harnessing the body's immune system in the fight against cancer. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Anixa Diagnostics Corporation, is developing the CchekTM 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. Its majority owned subsidiary, Certainty Therapeutics, Inc., is developing CAR-T based immuno-therapy drugs which genetically engineer a patient's own immune cells to fight cancer. ITUS also continually examines emerging technologies in complementary or related fields for further development and commercialization. Additional information is available at www.ITUScorp.com.
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