NEW YORK, May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IO Biotech (Nasdaq: IOBT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel, immune-modulating cancer therapies based on its T-win® technology platform, announced today two poster presentations highlighting clinical trials in progress with IO102-IO103 as an investigational agent in combination with pembrolizumab in metastatic solid tumors and in untreated, unresectable or metastatic melanoma at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2022. The meeting will be held in-person and virtually June 3-7, 2022 in Chicago.
Poster Title: Randomized Phase 3 trial of IO102-IO103 plus pembrolizumab versus pembrolizumab alone in patients with previously untreated, unresectable, or metastatic melanoma
Abstract Number: TPS9589
Session: June 6, 2022 at 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM Hall A-14397
Presenter: Alexander Eggermont, M.D., Ph.D.
Poster Title: Phase 2 study of the IDO/PD-L1-targeted immune-modulatory vaccine, IO102-IO103, plus pembrolizumab as first-line treatment for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN), or urothelial bladder cancer (UBC)
Abstract Number: TPS2699
Session: June 5, 2022 from 8:00 – 11:00 AM Hall A-14355
Presenter: Jonathan Riess, M.D.
IO102-IO103 is an investigational cancer immunotherapy designed to target the immunosuppressive mechanisms mediated by the key proteins indoleamine 2,3-dehydrogenase (IDO) and PD-L1.
About IO Biotech
IO Biotech is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel, immune-modulating cancer therapies based on its T-win® technology platform. The T-win® platform is a novel approach to cancer immunotherapy designed to activate naturally occurring T cells to target immunosuppressive mechanisms. IO Biotech is advancing in clinical studies its lead immuno-oncology candidate, IO102-IO103, targeting IDO and PD-L1, and through clinical and preclinical development its other pipeline candidates. IO Biotech is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark and has additional offices within the United States (New York, New York and Rockville, Maryland) and United Kingdom (Monmouthshire).
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Mai-Britt Zocca, Ph.D.
President and CEO
IO Biotech, Inc.
Corey Davis, Ph.D.
Raena Mina, Ph.D.