Benitec Biopharma this week announced that it has licensed its proprietary expressed RNAi technology to Regen BioPharma, a San Diego-based subsidiary of Bio-Matrix, for use in developing cancer vaccines.

Specifically, the license covers the use of Benitec’s technology to silence indoleamine 2,3 doxygenase in dendritic cells. According to Benitec, the target is associated with immune suppression and is overexpressed in certain cancers.

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