Jennerex receives orphan drug designation

Established in 2006, in San Francisco (US) and in Ottawa (Canada) with Dr. David Kirn as CEO and Dr. John Bell from the Ottawa Health Research Institute/University of Ottawa as CSO, Jennerex Biotherapeutics was granted by European Medicines Agency (EMEA) the Orphan Drug Designation to Jennerex’s product JX-594 for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer. JX-594 is expected to enter a Phase 3 pivotal trial in the second half of 2010.

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