UTRECHT, The Netherlands and PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LAVA Therapeutics N.V. (Nasdaq: LVTX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing its proprietary Gammabody™ platform of bispecific gamma delta T cell engagers (bsTCEs) to transform the treatment of cancer, today announced that Stephen Hurly, chief executive officer, will present a corporate overview at the 40th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. EST.
“We are excited to round out a transformative 2021 and eager to kick-off what promises to be an exciting 2022 for LAVA,” said Stephen Hurly, president and chief executive officer. “With both of our lead liquid and solid tumor Gammabody™ programs actively recruiting patients, our focus is on carrying out our mission to rapidly develop new cancer treatments that leverage gamma delta T cells to save patients’ lives.”
Access to the recording will be available under the "Events" tab on the investor relations section of the LAVA Therapeutics website at: https://ir.lavatherapeutics.com/news-events/events.
About LAVA Therapeutics
LAVA Therapeutics N.V. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company utilizing its proprietary Gammabody™ platform to develop a portfolio of bispecific gamma delta T cell engagers (gamma delta bsTCEs) for the potential treatment of solid tumors and hematological malignancies. The company’s innovative approach utilizes bispecific antibodies engineered to selectively kill cancer cells via the triggering of Vγ9Vδ2 T cell antitumor effector functions upon cross-linking to tumor associated antigens. A Phase 1/2a clinical study evaluating LAVA-051 in patients with certain hematological malignancies is currently enrolling (NCT04887259). The company currently anticipates data from the Phase 1 dose escalation phase of the study in the first half of 2022 with top line clinical data from the Phase 2a expansion cohorts expected in the second half of 2022. The company is actively recruiting patients in a Phase 1/2a clinical study to evaluate LAVA-1207 in patients with prostate cancer. For more information, please visit www.lavatherapeutics.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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