Brain cancer vaccine - Northwest Biotherapeutics

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Brain cancer vaccine - Northwest Biotherapeutics

Alternative Names: DCVax-Brain; DCVax-Brain personalised immune therapy - Northwest Biotherapeutics; DCVax-L; DCVax-L (Glioblastoma)

Latest Information Update: 18 Jan 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Northwest Biotherapeutics
  • Class Cancer vaccines; Dendritic cell vaccines
  • Mechanism of Action Immunostimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Glioblastoma
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Glioblastoma

Most Recent Events

  • 18 Jan 2018 Northwest Biotherapeutics' brain cancer vaccine is still at phase III development stage for Glioblastoma (Newly diagnosed) in Canada, Germany, USA and United Kingdom (Intradermal) (Northwest Biotherapeutics website, January 2018)
  • 06 Feb 2017 US FDA lifts partial clinical hold on recruitment in phase III trial for Glioblastoma
  • 08 Dec 2016 Northwest Biotherapeutics completes enrolment early in its phase III trial for Glioblastoma in USA, Canada, Germany and United Kingdom (NCT00045968)
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