Company Overview of Advaxis, Inc.
Advaxis, Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of Lm-LLO cancer immunotherapies in the United States. The Lm-LLO immunotherapy platform technology stimulates the immune system to induce antigen-specific anti-tumor immune responses involving innate and adaptive arms of the immune system by inhibiting the T-cells, tregs, and myeloid-derived suppressor cells, and MDSC to promote immunologic tolerance of cancer cells in the tumor. Its lead product ADXS-HPV, an Lm-LLO immunotherapy product candidate used for the treatment of human papilloma virus (HPV) associated cancers, completed its Phase II study. The company is also develop...
305 College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08540
Founded in 2002
Key Executives for Advaxis, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $398.8K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $285.0K
Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $331.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Advaxis, Inc. Key Developments
Advaxis, Inc. Presents at 2015 Jefferies Immuno-Oncology Summit, Apr-15-2015 12:40 PM
Apr 13 15
Advaxis, Inc. Presents at 2015 Jefferies Immuno-Oncology Summit, Apr-15-2015 12:40 PM. Venue: Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Daniel J. O'Connor, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director.
Advaxis, Inc. and Merck Announces Initiation of Enrollment in the Phase 1/2 Study of ADXS-PSA
Apr 8 15
Advaxis, Inc. and Merck announced that enrollment has initiated in the Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating the combination of ADXS-PSA (ADXS31-142), an investigational Lm-LLO immunotherapy, and KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab), the first anti-PD-1 (programmed death receptor-1) therapy approved in the United States, in patients with previously treated, metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The clinical trial, KEYNOTE-046, is the first-in-human study of Advaxis's lead Lm-LLO immunotherapy candidate for prostate cancer. It is the second study initiated to evaluate the use of KEYTRUDA in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. ADXS-PSA and KEYTRUDA are members of a class of cancer treatments known as immuno-oncology therapies. Data from preclinical studies suggest that AdvaxisLm-LLO immunotherapies in combination with a PD-1 antibody may lead to an enhanced anti-tumor immune response. The results from KEYNOTE-046 will determine the future clinical development program for the combination. KEYNOTE-046 is a multicenter, dose determining, open-label Phase 1/2 study designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ADXS-PSA as a monotherapy and in combination with KEYTRUDA in approximately 51 mCRPC patients. Part A of the study will be a dose escalating study designed to establish the maximum tolerated dose of ADXS-PSA as a monotherapy. Part B will consist of a dose escalating trial of ADXS-PSA in combination with KEYTRUDA, followed by an expansion cohort phase. The primary objective is to evaluate safety and tolerability of the two immunotherapies, with the secondary objective to evaluate anti-tumor activity and progression-free survival (PFS).
Advaxis and RTOG Foundation to Collaborate on Pivotal Phase 2/3 Clinical Trial of ADXS-HPV in Anal Cancer
Apr 6 15
Advaxis, Inc. announced that it is entering into a clinical trial collaboration agreement with the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) Foundation to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Advaxis's lead cancer immunotherapy, ADXS-HPV (ADXS11-001), in a pivotal Phase 2/3 anal cancer trial, which will be run by NRG Oncology. ADXS-HPV is an investigational Lm-LLO immunotherapy bioengineered to generate an immune response to the HPV-associated tumor specific oncogene. Under the proposed collaboration, RTOG Foundation, through its partnership with NRG Oncology, will conduct an adequate and well-controlled Phase 2/3 clinical trial of concurrent chemotherapy of mitomycin C/5FU and radiation therapy (CCRT) compared to CCRT combined with ADXS-HPV in the adjuvant treatment of high-risk locally advanced anal cancer.
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