Agenus Inc. (Nasdaq: AGEN) today announced that Robert Stein, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of Agenus, will be presenting on Agenus’ checkpoint modulator portfolio and immuno-oncology strategy at the 4th Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Conference at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City. On March 27, 2014, a presentation on Checkpoint Modulators is scheduled for 8:30 am Eastern Time and a corporate presentation is scheduled for 2:15 pm Eastern Time
Additionally, Dr. Stein will be participating on several panels, including:
- 9:30 am -10:15 am: Emerging Role of Combination Tumor Immunotherapies
- 11:45 pm -12:30 pm: Autologous Immunotherapies
- 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Immunotherapies for Solid Tumors
The corporate presentation will be webcast and accessible from the company’s website at www.agenusbio.com/webcast/.
Agenus is a biopharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of immuno-oncology candidates, including checkpoint modulators, heat shock protein vaccines and adjuvants. The company’s proprietary discovery engine Retrocyte Display® is designed to rapidly generate high quality therapeutic antibody drug candidates using a high-throughput approach incorporating IgG format human antibody libraries expressed in mammalian B-lineage cells. A portfolio of checkpoint modulator programs, including GITR, OX40 agonists and CTLA-4, PD-1, LAG-3 and TIM-3 antagonists, is advancing in preclinical development. The company’s heat shock protein vaccines for cancer and infectious disease are in Phase 2 studies. Agenus’ QS-21 Stimulon® adjuvant platform is extensively partnered with GlaxoSmithKline and Janssen and includes several candidates in Phase 3 trials. Among Agenus and its partners, 23 programs are in clinical development. For more information, please visit www.agenusbio.com, or connect with the company on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+.
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