HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center And Targeted Genetics Announces Issuance Of Braod Patent Covering Antigen-Specific T Cell Expansion

used to deliver cytokines to diseased target cells without the toxicities observed when cytokines are administered systemically.

Targeted Genetics has supported two Phase I studies of HIV-specific CTLs in HIV infected patients conducted by Riddell and Greenberg at the Hutchinson Center. Additional Phase I/II studies of adoptive immunotherapy using CTLs expanded with the REM technology are ongoing at the Hutchinson Center for the precaution of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in bone marrow transplant patients and for the treatment of patients with late stage melanoma Targeted Genetics has several issued and pending patents in this area. Prior to development of the REM technology, technical and regulatory hurdles made adoptive immunotherapy too costly for commercialization. Targeted Genetics has further developed this technology to facilitate commercial development by focusing on scalability of costs and reagents. Targeted Genetics has filed additional patents regarding improvements to the REM technology.

"In addition to its significant potential in adoptive immunotherapy, Targeted Genetics' REM technology also is a strategic core technology for research, development, and commercialization of other technologies aimed at treating chronic viral and malignant disease," said H. Stewart Parker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Targeted Genetics. "The REM process is applicable to broad-based technologies such as genomics and to the identification of new proteins or small molecules with therapeutic potential. This patent, in concert with Targeted Genetics' other patents and intellectual property, forms a powerful core technology platform either as a stand alone therapeutic or in concert with existing technologies."

Targeted Genetics Corporation develops gene and cell therapy products for the treatment of certain acquired and inherited diseases. The company has three lead development programs targeting cystic fibrosis, cancer, and infectious disease
'"/>

Contact: Susan Edmonds
sedmonds@fhcrc.org
206-667-2896
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
27-Oct-1998


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Intel and Fred Hutchinson to explore the use of nanotechnology tools for early disease detection
2. American Association for Cancer Research honors Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center investigator
3. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington join in national effort to study health impact of toxic substances
4. Hutchinson Center researchers first to induce state of suspended animation in model vertebrate organism
5. Digging for genetic fossils: Hutchinson Center researchers solve structure of ancient biological molecule
6. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to lead international team to accelerate investigation of immune-related genes
7. Hutchinson Center researcher awarded Block lectureship
8. White House honors Hutchinson Center Scientist with Presidential Early Career Award
9. Hutchinson Center to lead $11.5 million ovarian-cancer research consortium
10. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researcher one of five awarded $1 million distinguished young scholars grant
11. Hutchinson Center Director Wins Americas Nobel

Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/15/2014)... Alt will be awarded the 44th Rosenstiel Award for ... his pioneering research exploring the mechanisms of genomic instability ... cells. Alt is the second alumnus to win the ... Prize in 2003. , Alt is the Charles A. ... Harvard Medical School and an investigator at the Howard ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... 2014)—It,s been millions of years since T. rex ... by Ohio University scientists is breathing life back into ... dinosaur snouts. The research has important implications for how ... to enhance the sense of smell and cool their ... Ohio University doctoral student Jason Bourke, lead author of ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... 2014 – High doses of fish oil supplements, rich in ... type of irregular heartbeat in which the heart can beat ... the AFFORD trial led by the Montreal Heart Institute were ... Cardiology on October 7th. , For the trial, 337 ... randomly assigned to 4 grams of fish oil a day ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Brandeis awards 44th Rosenstiel Award to pioneering geneticist Fred Alt 2Dinosaur breathing study shows that noses enhanced smelling and cooled brain 2Dinosaur breathing study shows that noses enhanced smelling and cooled brain 3
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") ... orders to $5.8 million and provides a good start to Q4.  ... North America and one in the Middle ... at record levels," said Peter Bruijns , President & CEO. ... of Q3 than they have been for any complete year since ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... OncLive® is pleased ... at Thomas Jefferson University has joined its Strategic ... Alliance Partnership program, the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center ... awareness of the Center’s cutting-edge research programs, comprehensive ... and other health care professionals from the Sidney ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... OCTOBER 20-22, 2014: The 9th Annual ... take place at the Congress Center Basel, ... now available at http://www.abim.ch . ... from all over the globe will exchange ... products and developments on the world market. ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 19, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics ... in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. This ... 2014 to $208 million by 2019, at a Compound ... 2019. , Browse through the TOC of the Asia-Pacific ... the in-depth analysis provided. It also provides a glimpse ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 2Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4
Cached News: