PARIS and BOSTON, June 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NEOVACS (Alternext Paris:ALNEV), a leader in active immunotherapies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and solid tumors, announced today that it has been selected to present at the 2015 BIO International Convention to be held in Philadelphia, June 15-18, 2015.
Neovacs has strengthened its position in the U.S. since 2014, notably with:
- The installation of its Scientific Advisory Board in New York City;
- The creation of a U.S. subsidiary, Neovacs, Inc, in Boston;
- The preparation of U.S.-based clinical trials with IFNα-Kinoid;
- Participation in key U.S. investor conferences
Neovacs' participation at BIO 2015 corresponds with these U.S. expansion efforts. Neovacs will have its own booth within the French Pavilion where CEO Miguel Sieler will present recent information on the Company's proprietary active immunotherapy platform for the treatment of auto-immune diseases and solid tumors on Tues., June 16 at 4:15 p.m. EDT.
BIO International Convention is the world's largest biotechnology convention, gathering several thousand companies from the global biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. More information on BIO 2015 is available at http://convention.bio.org/2015/.
Created in 1993, Neovacs is today a leading biotechnology company focused on an active immunotherapy technology platform (Kinoids) with applications in autoimmune and/or inflammatory diseases. On the basis of the company's proprietary technology for inducing a polyclonal immune response (covered by five patent families that potentially run until 2032) Neovacs is focusing its clinical development efforts on IFNα-Kinoid, an immunotherapy being developed for the indication of lupus and dermatomyositis. Neovacs is also conducting preclinical development works on other therapeutic vaccines in the fields of auto-immune diseases, oncology and allergies. The goal of the Kinoid approach is to enable patients to have access to safe treatments with efficacy that is sustained in these life-long diseases.
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