Immunomic Therapeutics inks license deal with Ichor

By The Science Advisory Board staff writers

June 16, 2020 -- Immunomic Therapeutics (ITI) has signed a licensing agreement with Ichor Medical Systems to support the development of its ITI-1001 investigational plasmid DNA vaccine therapy.

ITI will use Ichor's TriGrid electroporation delivery technology to increase the cellular uptake of ITI-1001 when administered to patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). ITI-1001 is designed to target the pp65, ie-1, and gB viral antigens of cytomegalovirus (CMV), which are expressed in GBM, but not in normal brain cells, according to the company.

The first in-human phase I study for ITI-1001 is expected to begin in 2021.

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