Cambridge, MA, June 16, 2017 -- Aurora BioPharma, Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company developing genetically reprogrammed T Cell therapy to treat Solid and Liquid tumors, announced today that company CEO and President, Robert Brooks, will present at the 2017 BIO International Convention taking place at the San Diego Convention Center June 19 – 22.
The BIO International Convention attracts industry leaders who gather to discover new partnerships in the areas of cell therapy, drug discovery, genomics, nanotechnology, biofuels, and biomanufacturing. The event serves as an opportunity to network with over 16,000 representatives from over 3,100 companies and institutions. The event attracts C-level executives, investors, physicians, and researchers in the fields of biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals who take part in more than 35,000 face-to-face meetings.
Aurora is leading in the development of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T therapy, with an extensive clinical pipeline. Osteosarcoma is the most common type of bone cancer in Children and Adolescents. A completed Phase I/IIa trial in 19 Sarcoma (16 Osteosarcoma) patients was completed, Aurora's CAR T agent AU-101 met its endpoints of safety, with strong signs of tumor killing efficacy, and long term survivors. Glioblastoma is the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer. Aurora's CAR T agent AU105 showed in a completed Phase I/IIa clinical trial in 16 Glioblastoma patients, safety, tumor killing efficacy, and double the median historic overall survival. Aurora is planning a randomized multi-site Phase II trial of AU105 in Early Diagnosed Glioblastoma, and a Phase I/II trial in Recurrent Glioblastoma with intracranial injection. Aurora is planning a Phase II trial of its CAR T Cell therapy AU105 in Osteosarcoma.
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