PARIS, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
OSE Pharma SA announced today that Emile Loria, MD, Chairman, will present a corporate update at the Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference.
The presentation will take place on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 11:15 am Eastern Time at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY.
The study protocol of its pivotal Phase 3 trial with advanced stage IIIb invasive or metastatic stage IV NSCLC patients who express the HLA-A2 receptor (45% of the NSCLC population) has been recently approved both by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA). OSE Pharma will conduct this pivotal Phase 3 in 2015.
About OSE Pharma
OSE Pharma is a European cancer immunotherapy company with a multi-epitopes technology named Memopi® that directs the body's immune system to generate a specific cytotoxic T response to prevent cancer cell growth.
OSE Pharma's lead product, Texopi®, combines 10 epitopes directed against five tumor associated antigens. Its most advanced application is about to enter a pivotal Phase 3 study in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who express HLA-A2. Texopi® has an orphan drug status in the USA and is considered as personalized medicine in Europe in responder patients.
The Memopi® technology is ready for Phase 2 development in other cancer applications (ovarian, colon, breast) and is a suitable candidate for immune combination therapy.
Memopi® targets five tumor associated antigens (TAA), selected because their presence is linked to a poor prognosis and the severity of various cancers. Memopi® contains ten optimized epitopes, derived from these five tumor antigens, which generate strong specific T cytotoxic responses that lead to the body's immune system preventing the growth of tumor cells expressing these tumor antigens.
Since 2012 OSE Pharma is managed by Emile Loria and Dominique Costantini, two experienced biotech entrepreneurs, and is established in Paris - Hospital Cochin France. In 2014, the company completed the acquisition of Memopi® technology assets, worldwide rights and related know-how. The decision to acquire the Memopi® technology was based on Dr Emile Loria's previous experience as CEO of Epimmune, responsible for initiating the clinical development of this novel cancer immunotherapy product.
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