GT Biopharma Announces Presentation of Two Abstracts at the 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GT Biopharma, Inc. (OTCQB: GTBP and Euronext Paris GTBP.PA) ("GT Biopharma" or the "Company"), an immuno-oncology biotechnology company focused on innovative treatments based on the Company's proprietary NK-engager and Bispecific Antibody Drug Conjugate platforms, announced today that its abstracts have been selected for presentation at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting being held December 1-4, 2018 in San Diego, CA.
Summarized below are the abstract titles that have been selected for oral and poster presentations. The ASH abstracts are now available online at the conference website, here.
Saturday, December 1, 2018|
|Session:||616. Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Novel Therapy, Excluding Transplantation: Poster I|
|Time:||6:15 PM-8:15 PM PT|
|Presenter:||Upasana Sunil Arvindam, MSc, BSc, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN|
|Abstract #1454:||CD16-IL15-CLEC12A Trispecific Killer Engager (TriKE) Drives NK Cell Expansion, Activation, and Antigen Specific Killing of Cancer Stem Cells in Acute Myeloid Leukemia|
Monday, December 3, 2018|
|Session:||203. Lymphocytes, Lymphocyte Activation, and Immunodeficiency, Including HIV and Other Infections: Pre-Clinical T and NK Cell Immunotherapies|
|Time:||3:15 PM PT|
|Presenter:||Emily Chiu, PhD, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN|
|Abstract #729:||Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived NK Cells Genetically Modified to Express NKG2C/DAP12 Mediate Potent Function When Targeted through an NKG2C/IL-15/CD33 Tri-Specific Killer Engager (TriKE)|
About GT Biopharma, Inc.
GT Biopharma, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of immuno-oncology products based off our proprietary Tri-specific Killer Engager (TriKE), Tetra-specific Killer Engager (TetraKE) and bi-specific Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) technology platforms. Our TriKE and TetraKE platforms generate proprietary moieties designed to harness and enhance the cancer killing abilities of a patient's own natural killer, or NK, cells. Once bound to a NK cell, our moieties are designed to enhance the NK cell and precisely direct it to one or more specifically-targeted proteins (tumor antigens) expressed on a specific type of cancer, ultimately resulting in the cancer cell's death. TriKEs and TetraKEs are made up of recombinant fusion proteins, can be designed to target certain tumor antigens on hematologic malignancies, sarcomas or solid tumors and do not require patient-specific customization. They are designed to be dosed in a common outpatient setting similar to modern antibody therapeutics and are expected to have reasonably low cost of goods. Our ADC platform can generate product candidates that are bi-specific, ligand-directed single-chain fusion proteins that, we believe, represent the next generation of ADCs.
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Released November 20, 2018