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Targovax announces presentation of pre-clinical data from Next Generation ONCOS at AACR Virtual Annual Conference

Oslo, Norway, 24 June 2020 – Targovax ASA (OSE: TRVX), a clinical stage immuno-oncology company developing oncolytic viruses to target hard-to-treat solid tumors, announces that data from a pre-clinical study with next-generation ONCOS-200 series viruses with novel anti-cancer double-transgenes was presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Virtual Annual Meeting.

The pre-clinical in vitro and in vivo findings demonstrated that both ONCOS-210 & ONCOS-212 have anti-cancer properties and that the double transgenes act synergistically. The encouraging preclinical findings will be further investigated to elucidate transgene functionality and mode of action.

See poster here: Next generation ONCOS oncolytic adenovirus with novel anti-cancer double-transgenes shows synergistic anti-cancer effect in a melanoma mouse model.

For further information, please contact:
Renate Birkeli, Investor Relations
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Andreas Tinglum – Corporate Communications (Norway)
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About Targovax

Activating the patient’s immune system to fight cancer

Targovax (OSE:TRVX) is a clinical stage immuno-oncology company developing oncolytic viruses to target hard-to-treat solid tumors. Targovax’s lead product candidate, ONCOS-102, is a genetically modified oncolytic adenovirus, which has been engineered to selectively infect cancer cells and activate the immune system to fight the cancer.

ONCOS-102 is currently being tested in mesothelioma, melanoma and peritoneal malignancies and has already shown promising clinical results both as monotherapy and in combination with chemotherapy, and a checkpoint inhibitor.