Friday, June 20, 2014
SillaJen, a privately held biotherapeutics company focused on the development of targeted oncolytic immunotherapy products for cancer, has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based Jennerex. Privately held Jennerex is a clinical-stage, biotherapeutics company developing best-in-class targeted oncolytic immunotherapies.
SillaJen, a privately-held biotherapeutics and contract research company focused on the development of targeted biological products for cancer, will acquire San Francisco-based Jennerex, a privately-held, clinical-stage biotechnology company developing best-in-class targeted oncolytic immunotherapies for solid tumors.
A genetically-engineered virus has prolonged the lives of terminally ill liver cancer patients in a small clinical trial, according to the findings published in Nature Medicine. The results will need confirming in larger studies, but Cancer Research U.K. welcomed the advance as “an exciting step forward.”