CAMBRIDGE, MA - August 24, 2015 - Aurora BioPharma, Inc. announces that its Chief Executive Officer, Robert Brooks, will attend the 10th Annual ImVacS: Immunotherapy and Vaccine Summit on August 24 - 28, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts presented by the Cambridge Healthtech Institute. The event attracts over 300 international delegates from biotech and pharma every year. This year's gathering will cover vaccine, immunotherapy technologies, immunomodulatory therapeutic antibodies for cancer, combination cancer immunotherapy and others. ImVacS 2015 promises to be a prominent gathering for academic and healthcare professionals in the advancement of immunotherapies and vaccines through innovation.
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Aurora is a biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts commercializing cutting-edge cancer immunotherapy drugs in FDA human clinical trials. Aurora's portfolio includes: MX-225, an autologous P53 dendritic cell vaccine that completed two Phase IIa trials in Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC), and recurring breast cancer. The company is planning a Phase II SCLC combination trial with MX-225 and a PD-1 antibody and developing a car-t therapy. Another one of Aurora's drugs in clinic is MX-402 - a unique B-cell epitope HER-2 Peptide vaccine that had showed safety and strong signals of efficacy in an interim Phase I trial. Eight of twelve patients showed clinical benefit, with one patient in complete remission. Aurora's team is comprised of world renowned scientists and biotech industry professionals.
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