UTRECHT, The Netherlands and PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 23, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LAVA Therapeutics N.V. (Nasdaq: LVTX), an immuno-oncology company focused on developing its proprietary Gammabody™ platform of bispecific gamma-delta T cell engagers to transform the treatment of cancer, today announced that clinical data from a Phase 1/2a study in patients with therapy refractory metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer will be presented at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (ASCO GU) in San Francisco from February 16-18, 2023.
The details of the poster presentation are as follows:
Abstract #: 153
Abstract Title: Early dose escalation of LAVA-1207, a novel bispecific gamma-delta T cell engager (Gammabody™), in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patients
Session Title: Poster Session A: Prostate Cancer
Poster Board #: E13
Session Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023
Session Times: 11:30 AM-1:00 PM PT and 5:45 PM-6:45 PM PT
Presenter: Niven Mehra, Radboud University Medical Center, Department of Medical Oncology MD, PhD
About LAVA Therapeutics
LAVA Therapeutics N.V. is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company utilizing its proprietary Gammabody™ platform to develop a portfolio of bispecific gamma-delta T cell engagers for the potential treatment of solid and hematologic malignancies. The Company utilizes bispecific antibodies engineered to selectively kill cancer cells by triggering Vγ9Vδ2 (Vgamma9 Vdelta2) T cell antitumor effector functions upon cross-linking to tumor-associated antigens. LAVA-051, the Company’s lead candidate for the treatment of multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and acute myeloid leukemia, is enrolling patients in a Phase 1/2a clinical study (NCT04887259). A Phase 1/2a clinical study to evaluate LAVA-1207 in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) is also enrolling (NCT05369000). For more information, please visit www.lavatherapeutics.com, and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
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