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Monday, September 26, 2016

Beyond Sequencing – Agena Bioscience to Present Novel MassArray-based Cancer Diagnostics at ESMO 2016

Agena Bioscience will present its novel, MassArray-based cancer diagnotics at ESMO 2016. A special goody for journalists is available upon request – please contact us at info(at)akampion.com.

Activities at the ESMO 2016 Congress

Visit Agena in Copenhagen to learn how you can combine high sensitivity, accuracy, reliability, and data quality for improved patient management. View customers’ posters, attend Agena´s Investigator Studio presentation, stop by booth #205, or schedule a meeting with Agena directly.

Oral Lecture (Poster)
Routine molecular subgrouping of medulloblastoma: Bridging the divide between research and the clinic using low-cost, mass spectrometry-based DNA methylomics
Friday, October 7th: 17:00 – 17:15
Presenter: Ed Schwalbe, Newcastle University, UK

Investigator Studio
Clinical Rationale for EGFR T790M Testing in Circulating Tumour DNA
Saturday, October 8th: 16:00 – 16:30
Kiev lecture room

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Company News: iOmx Therapeutics raises EUR 40 million in Series A round

- Company establishes top-tier investor base consisting of MPM Capital, Sofinnova Partners, Wellington Partners and Merck Ventures

iOmx Therapeutics AG (iOmx), a biopharmaceutical company developing cancer therapeutics based on novel immune checkpoint targets, today announced the closing of a Series A financing round totaling EUR 40 million. MPM Capital and Sofinnova Partners co-led the round, and were joined by Wellington Partners and Merck Ventures.

iOmx focuses on the development of first-in-class cancer therapeutics addressing next-generation immune checkpoints. By systematically screening human tumor cells, the company has already identified a number of new targets and analyzed their mode of action. The proceeds of the financing round will be used to advance several proprietary product candidates up to initial clinical proof-of-concept.