UF startup DNAtrix, a biotech company advancing virus-driven immunotherapies for cancer, announced preclinical data evaluating the use of DNX-2401 against the pediatric brain malignancies atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) and primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) was published in Clinical Cancer Research.
The data demonstrate that the oncolytic immunotherapy, DNX-2401 (tasadenoturev; Delta-24-RGD), induces a potent anti-tumor immune response, hinders the development of disseminated disease, and leads to longer survival in these difficult-to-treat tumors.
“These preclinical data for DNX-2401 show encouraging signals of anti-tumor activity against devastating CNS cancers that we had not previously studied,” said Jeffrey Knapp, chief executive officer of DNAtrix. “We now have preclinical and clinical data of DNX-2401’s efficacy across a range of difficult-to-treat adult and pediatric tumors, thus further establishing the activity of this potent immunotherapy. We look forward to the continued advancement of DNX-2401, as well as our pipeline of other oncolytic immunotherapies being developed for the treatment of solid tumors.”Learn more about DNAtrix Announces Preclinical Data Demonstrating Anti-Tumor Activity of DNX-2401 in Models of Pediatric Tumors Published in Clinical Cancer Research.