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Advaxis pharma partners with Merck & Co. for cancer trials

Posted on 26 August 2014

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Advaxis pharma partners with Merck& Co. for a clinical trial collaboration agreement.

Advaxis is developing and hoping to commercialize cancer immunotherapies based on a propriety platform that uses engineered Listeria monocytogenes to redirect the immune system to kill caner.

The planned Phase I/II clinical trial will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Advaxis’ ADXS-PSA as a standalone treatment and also in combination with Merck’s pembrolizumab, an injectable monoclonal antibody, in patients with previously treated metastatic prostate cancer.

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