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Cancer vaccine shows promising long-term survival data

By Isabel Cameron

Ultimovacs, a clinical-stage biotech developing novel immunotherapeutic cancer vaccines, has announced ‘encouraging’ overall survival (OS) data for its phase 1 clinical trial in malignant melanoma.


CureVac acquires Frame Cancer Therapeutics

By Rachel Arthur

CureVac has acquired Frame Cancer Therapeutics: with the German mRNA specialist planning to draw on Frame’s expertise in antigen identification and validation as it develops mRNA cancer vaccines.

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KIYATEC flags checkpoint inhibitor response prediction milestone

By Jane Byrne

US company, KIYATEC, says a new study has shown that its immune-modified ex vivo platform can measure treatment response through direct interaction between a patient's cancer and infiltrating immune cells, and immuno-oncology agents.