AURORA BIOPHARMA CEO TO ATTEND THE 23rd ANNUAL NEWSMAKERS IN THE
BIOTECH INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 7, 2016 - The CEO of Aurora BioPharma, Inc., Robert Brooks, will attend the 23rd annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference to be held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel and Conference Center in New York, September 9th, 2016.
About Aurora BioPharma
Aurora is leading in the development of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T therapy, Cancer Vaccines, and combinations with Checkpoint Inhibitors. AU105 is a "living-drug" CAR T agent that has shown safety and efficacy in pre-clinical and human clinical trials. A Phase 1 clinical trial was completed in 16 Glioblastoma patients, AU105 met its endpoints of safety, tumor killing efficacy, and showed promising signals of 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. Osteosarcoma is the most common type of bone cancer in Children and Adolescents, even after radical amputation of a limb and chemotherapy, survival is poor. A Phase 1 trial in 19 Sarcoma patients was completed, AU-105 met its endpoints of safety, with strong signs of tumor killing efficacy. Aurora is planning a Phase II trial of its CAR T Cell therapy AU105 in Osteosarcoma. The Company also has an equity interest in MedVax Technologies, Inc., its p53 DC cancer vaccine MX-225 has completed a Phase II clinical trial in Small Cell Lung Cancer; and soon to complete a Phase II trial in Breast Cancer with Indoximod, an IDO inhibitor from NewLink Genetics.
About NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry
NewsMakers is recognized as the industry's key venue for companies to take their story to Wall Street each Fall. Thus, NewsMakers remains the best opportunity for business development executives and key members of the institutional investment and analyst communities to compare notes and assess the industry landscape. Last year, more than 500 delegates congregated at NewsMakers, including money managers who controlled more than $480 billion in equity assets, with over $50 billion dedicated to healthcare and $15 billion dedicated to biotech.
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Aurora BioPharma, Inc.
Tel: (617) 674-7718 - Fax: (617) 674-7701
Source: Aurora BioPharma, Inc.