A Study in Nature Communications Reports that NeoImmuneTech’s NT-I7 Enhances CAR-T Cell Expansion, Persistence and Anti-tumor Activity

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NeoImmuneTech, Inc. (NIT or “NeoImmuneTech”), a clinical-stage T cell-focused therapeutics company, reported that Nature Communications (Impact Factor: 14.92) published the results of an in vivo study combining the long-acting human IL-7, NT-I7, with chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells directed against CD19+ B cell lymphoma and acute myeloid leukemia.

NeoImmuneTech to Show Significant Advances on NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) at 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting

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NeoImmuneTech, Inc. (NIT or “NeoImmuneTech”), a clinical-stage T cell-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced it will present new clinical data for its lead asset NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) across three presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting, to be held in Chicago, June 3-7, 2022. These include one poster discussion and two poster displays.

NeoImmuneTech Demonstrates NT-I7’s Broad Combination Potential with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors and Immunocytokine at AACR 2022

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NeoImmuneTech, Inc. (NIT), a T cell-focused therapeutics company, presented the broad combination potential of its long-acting IL-7 candidate – NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) (rhIL-7-hyFc) – at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, April 8-13 2022.

Rockville’s NeoImmuneTech Announces First Clinical Trial Application Authorization Received in the EU for its Phase 2 Study of NT-I7 and Opdivo®

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NeoImmuneTech, Inc., a clinical-stage T cell-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced the first Clinical Trial Application (CTA) authorization in the European Union (EU). This authorization comes from Italy’s Agenzia Italiana Del Farmaco (AIFA) for the company’s ongoing Phase 2 study of NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa), a novel long-acting human interleukin-7 (IL-7), in combination with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company’s (NYSE: BMY) Opdivo® (nivolumab), a PD-1 blocking antibody, versus nivolumab monotherapy.

Rockville’s NeoImmuneTech Announces First Patient Dosed in the Pilot Study of NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) in Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

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NeoImmuneTech, Inc. (KOSDAQ: 950220), a clinical-stage T cell-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in the pilot study evaluating NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa), a novel long-acting human IL-7, in progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), a rare but very aggressive, opportunistic brain infection. PML is caused by the reactivation of John Cunningham virus (JCV) in immunocompromised individuals, and there are currently no approved therapies for this illness. This investigator-initiated study is being led by Irene Cortese, M.D., of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)/National Institute of Health (NIH).

Rockville’s NeoImmuneTech Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase 2a Portion of Basket Study Evaluating NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) and KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in Relapsed/Refractory Advanced Solid Tumors

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Rockville’s NeoImmuneTech Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase 2a Portion of Basket Study Evaluating NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) and KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in Relapsed/Refractory Advanced Solid Tumors ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NeoImmuneTech, Inc. (KOSDAQ: 950220), [….]

NeoImmuneTech Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering

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NeoImmuneTech Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NeoImmuneTech, Inc. (KOSDAQ: 950220), a clinical-stage T cell-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 3,133,334 [….]

NeoImmuneTech Appoints Byung Ha Lee, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer

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NeoImmuneTech, Inc., a clinical-stage T cell-focused biopharmaceutical company, today announced the appointment of Byung Ha Lee, Ph.D., as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) effective March 1st, 2021. Dr. Lee brings extensive scientific experience to the leadership team, with over 15 years of diverse drug development experience. In this new role, Dr. Lee will lead the effort to further demonstrate the scientific strength and maximize the scientific value of the Company’s products.

Six Biotechs to Watch in 2021

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2020 was an interesting year for the biotech industry and the BioHealth Capital Region as we adjusted to continue moving forward during the COVID-19 Pandemic. While the biggest stories in terms of dollars were related to the Coronavirus and funding to create a vaccine in record time, that didn’t stop other biotech companies from working hard to develop their research, science, and/or devices.

5 Questions With… 2020 Recap

5 Questions With 2020
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In 2020 we introduced a new series titled “5 Questions With…” in an effort to spotlight individuals from across the BioHealth Capital Region and beyond. Providing this platform has allowed us to help share the stories of industry peers and show that there isn’t a single “right” way to becoming an industry success.