Immune Design Announces Presentations at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting

SEATTLE and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Immune Design (Nasdaq:IMDZ), a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on oncology, today announced that new and updated data from two ongoing clinical trials of CMB305 and G100, as well as translational data examining the association of immunological response with improved survival in CMB305 and LV305 patients, will be presented in an oral and two posters presentations at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, June 2 – 6, 2017 in Chicago. The ASCO presentation details are as follows:


Immune response, safety, and survival impact from CMB305 in NY-ESO-1+ recurrent soft tissue sarcomas (STS)

Abstract # 11006
Session Title: Sarcoma
Date: Friday, June 2, 2017
Time: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. CT (oral session) 
Location: S100bc
Presenter: Neeta Somaiah, M.D., Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


The Association of CMB305 or LV305-induced and baseline anti-NY-ESO-1 immunity with survival in recurrent cancer patients

Abstract # 3090
Session Title: Developmental Therapeutics—Immunotherapy
Date: Monday, June 5, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT (poster session)
Location: Hall A
Presenter: Seth M. Pollack, M.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Intratumoral G100 to induce systemic immune responses and abscopal tumor regression in patients with follicular lymphoma

Abstract # 7537
Session Title: Hematologic Malignancies – Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Date: Monday, June 5, 2017 
Time: 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT (poster session) 
Location: Hall A
Presenter: Christopher Flowers, M.D., Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine

Additional data than those included in the abstracts may be included in the presentations.

About Immune Design

Immune Design is a clinical-stage immunotherapy company employing next-generation in vivo approaches to enable the body’s immune system to fight disease. The company’s technologies are engineered to activate the immune system’s natural ability to generate and/or expand antigen-specific cytotoxic T cells, while also enhancing other immune effectors, to fight cancer and other chronic diseases.  CMB305 and G100, the primary foci of Immune Design’s ongoing immuno-oncology clinical programs, are products of its two synergistic discovery platforms, ZVex and GLAAS, the fundamental technologies of which were licensed from the California Institute of Technology and the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), respectively.  Immune Design has offices in Seattle and South San Francisco. For more information, please visit

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