Gamida Cell Presents Data on its NAM-Enabled NK Cell Therapies at Protein & Antibody Engineering Summit (PEGS) Europe
The presentation included data from early-stage studies of GDA-501, Gamida Cell’s investigational cell therapy comprised of CAR-engineered NK cells designed to enhance homing and activation against cancers with HER2 overexpression such as breast, ovarian, lung, bladder, and gastric cancers. Data were also presented on GDA-301, which combines a CRISPR/Cas9 knockout of the CISH (cytokine inducible SH2 containing protein) gene in NK cells with a membrane-bound IL-15/IL-15Ra CAR, which is designed to improve tumor killing by promoting activation and inhibiting negative feedback signals and has potential application in a range of solid tumors and hematologic malignancies.
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“The field of NK cell immunotherapy is advancing beyond what has previously been understood from T cell gene editing,” said
The full presentation shared at PEGS Europe is available at www.gamida-cell.com.
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