- Genprex’s collaborators at MD Anderson reported positive preclinical data for the combination of the TUSC2 gene with an anti-PD1 antibody for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer
- The TUSC2 gene, a tumor suppressor gene, is the active agent in Genprex’s Oncoprex immunogene therapy, the company’s lead drug candidate for the treatment of lung cancer
- In combination with pembrolizumab, the TUSC2 gene significantly slowed tumor growth in mice with human immune cells
- Lung cancer ranks among the malignancies that are expected to increase the most in the coming years, especially among women; immunotherapy solutions may provide an effective option for the treatment of such cancers
Genprex Inc. (NASDAQ: GNPX), a clinical stage gene therapy company, reported in a press release that its University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center collaborators have recorded positive preclinical data in a lung cancer treatment study (http://nnw.fm/8E4bC). The results of the study, which analyzed the combination of the TUSC2 gene and anti-PD1 antibody pembrolizumab, were presented in a poster at the 2019 American Association of Cancer Research Meeting. TUCS2 is a tumor suppressor gene and the active agent in Genprex’s Oncoprex immunogene therapy.
The poster data showed that TUCS2 in combination with checkpoint blockade was more effective than checkpoint blockade alone in increasing the survival of mice with…
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