TxCell to Present at BIO CEO & Investor Conference 2014
News Feb 07, 2014
TxCell SA has announced that Damian Marron, CEO, TxCell, will present at BIO CEO & Investor Conference 2014. The conference will take place on February 10 - 11, 2014 in New York City, USA.
An overview of the company, its clinical developments and milestones will be provided.
TxCell’s corporate presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2, 2014 at 10:15 a.m. PT at the Park South of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022.
The Company will discuss its unique personalized technology platform, ASTrIA. The platform is based on the properties of autologous antigen-specific regulatory T lymphocytes (Ag-Tregs) for treating severe, chronic autoimmune inflammatory diseases.
The review will include the latest clinical data of Ovasave®, TxCell lead product candidate in refractory Crohn’s disease, currently in phase II development. There are 100,000 sufferers of refractory Crohn’s disease in the 7 major markets.
Additional information will be disclosed about the recently announced entry into full development of Col-Treg, TxCell’s second product candidate for the treatment of Autoimmune Uveitis, a rare disease causing blindness. Autoimmune Uveitis causes 10 - 15% of legal blindness in the developed world and 30,000 new cases of blindness per year in the US alone.
Details of the Company’s projects for 2014 will also be provided.
A new study has identified a drug that potentially could make a common type of immunotherapy for cancer even more effective. The study in laboratory mice found that the drug dasatinib, which is FDA-approved to treat certain types of leukemia, greatly enhances responses to a form of immunotherapy that is used against a wide range of other cancers.