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MOLOGEN AG: Updated data on renal cancer therapy MGN1601 with further improved results

• Median overall survival now over 16 months
• Presentation at the ESMO Meeting in Vienna

Berlin, October 1, 2012 – Updated data on the overall survival of patients participating in the ASET study was presented within the framework of a scientific poster at this year’s meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO). The clinical study with the renal cancer therapy MGN1601 has progressed further and now shows a median overall survival in the PP group of over 16 months.

MOLOGEN AG: Detailed study results on colorectal cancer therapy with MGN1703 presented at the ESMO meeting

Berlin, October 1, 2012 – At the meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) detailed results for the colorectal cancer study with the DNA immunomodulator MGN1703 as maintenance therapy were presented today for the first time to an expert audience of clinical oncologists and cancer researchers. This immunomodulator MGN1703 is the first candidate of a whole new class of substances in colorectal cancer which could now be tested as efficacious in a randomized study.

MOLOGEN AG, a German biopharmaceutical company with headquarters in Berlin specializes in the research and development of innovative medications on the basis of DNA structures. The activities focus on numerous product developments which are relevant to the immune system; on the one hand vaccines against infectious diseases and on the other hand cancer medications. MOLOGEN AG is globally one of the few biotechnology companies with well tolerated DNA-based cancer treatment in the clinical development phase.

The stocks of MOLOGEN AG (ISIN DE0006637200) are listed in the Prime Standard of the German stock exchange.

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Posted: October 2012