OS Therapies to locate at INOVA Center for Personalized Health
May 15, 2018
OS Therapies is excited to have located headquarters within the new INOVA Center for Personalized Health (ICPH), and specifically the Inova Strategic Investments (ISI) and the Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA).
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. Inova Strategic Investments is the strategic investing division of the Inova Health System. ISI targets early to mid-stage companies that are interested in partnering to deploy solutions across the Inova Health System, working collaboratively as a key customer and strategic investor. IPHA is the Inova Health System’s accelerator program for the next generation of companies that deliver on the promise of personalized health.
JAMA Article - New Business Models to Accelerate Peds Onc Therapeutics
June 2, 2018
Few patient populations are as helpless and in need of advocacy as children with cancer. Pharmaceutical companies have historically faced significant financial disincentives to pursue pediatric oncology therapeutics, including low incidence, high costs of conducting pediatric trials, and a lack of funding for early-stage research.
Phase diversification increases the likelihood of a successful drug and yielded expected returns of −5.3% to 50.1%. Standard philanthropic grants had a marginal association with expected returns, and government guarantees had a greater association by reducing downside exposure. An assessment of a proposed venture philanthropy fund demonstrated stronger performance than the purely private-sector–funded portfolio or those with traditional amounts of philanthropic support.
Advaxis Licenses ADXS-HER2 to OS Therapies for Evaluation in the Treatment of Osteosarcoma
PRINCETON, N.J. and FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADXS), a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of immunotherapy products, and OS Therapies LLC, a clinical-stage therapeutic company focused on the identification, development and commercialization of treatments for osteosarcoma, today announced that Advaxis has granted a license to OS Therapies for the use of ADXS31-164, also known as ADXS-HER2, for evaluation in the treatment of osteosarcoma in humans.