BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coronado Biosciences, Inc., (OTCBB: CNDO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel immunotherapy agents for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer, today announced that an oral presentation on CND0-109 will be given at the 53rd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held December 10-13, 2011 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. CNDO-109 is a biologic that activates natural killer (NK) cells for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and solid tumors.
Oral session: Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Therapy, excluding Transplantation: Phase I Trials and Biologic Correlates, Room 30, Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 07:30 – 9:00 AM PT.
"Results of a Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Allogeneic Tumor-Primed Natural Killer Cells in AML" (Abstract #946), P Kottaridis et. al., Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust & University College Medical School, London, UK.
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CNDO-109 is a novel anti-cancer drug that primes natural killer (NK) cells without the need for cytokine (IL-2) treatment and shows significant potential for the treatment of hematological and solid tumors. CNDO-109 has produced impressive results in a Phase I clinical trial in patients with AML and demonstrated preclinical activity in multiple myeloma, breast cancer, prostate cancer and ovarian cancer. Coronado plans to file an IND and initiate a Phase I/II dose escalation trial in AML patients in early 2012.
About Coronado Biosciences
Coronado Biosciences is engaged in the development of novel immunotherapy biologic agents. The Company's two principal pharmaceutical product candid
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