Introgen to Host Conference Call with Clinical Investigators toDiscuss Phase III Data and Advexin Registration Activities
Introgen management will discuss its recent ADVEXIN regulatory approval filings and phase III clinical data. In addition, several clinical investigators will be available to respond to questions. These clinicians to include, Dr. Jack Roth, inventor of ADVEXIN and professor and Bud Johnson Clinical Distinguished Chair, Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Section Chief, Thoracic Molecular Oncology, and Director, W.M. Keck Cancer Center for Innovative Cancer Therapies, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Dr. John Nemunaitis, a principal investigator of Introgen's phase III study and medical director, Mary Crowley Cancer Research Center at Baylor-Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, Dallas, TX, Dr. John Hamm, Medical Director, Louisville Oncology at Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY, and Dr. Jarrard Goodwin, Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/University of Miami Hospital and Clinics and Sylvester Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
The call will be held on Thursday, July 10, 2008, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The call will be available via Introgen's Web site at www.introgen.com. The call may also be accessed by dialing 1-877-493-1228 or 1-706-643-1852, conference ID number 55392696. For those unable to listen to the broadcast live, the call will be archived on Introgen's website.
About Introgen Therapeutics, Inc.
Introgen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted molecular therapies for the treatment of cancer and other diseases. Introgen is developing molecular therapeutics, immunotherapies, vaccines and nano-particle tumor suppressor therapies to treat a wide range of cancers using tumor suppressors, cytokines and genes. Introgen maintains integrated research, development, manufacturing, clinical and regulatory departments and operates multiple manufacturing facilities including a commercial scale cGMP manufacturing facility. In June 2008 Introgen submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting marketing approval for ADVEXIN p53 therapy to treat recurrent, refractory head and neck cancer. Simultaneously, Gendux Molecular Limited, an Introgen subsidiary, submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Evaluation Agency (EMEA) for the same indication. ADVEXIN represents the first of a new class of tumor suppressor cancer therapy and is the first of its kind to be submitted for regulatory approval in the United States and Europe.
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Posted: July 2008