The two partners hope to start a Phase I combination trial pairing Genentech's anti-PDL1 cancer immunotherapy Tecentriq with vaccines developed using BioNTech's IVAC Mutanome.
The deal will leverage BioNTech's IVAC Mutanome platform, which uses next-generation sequencing to identify targets for personalized mRNA-based vaccines.
The diagnostic, a real-time PCR kit for breast cancer stratification, is being reviewed under a special process for the approval of innovative products.
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A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.
Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.
Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.