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SOURCE Meditope Biosciences, Inc.
PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meditope Biosciences, Inc., a biotechnology company developing antibody-based products, today announced the appointment of inaugural members of its newly-formed scientific advisory board. The board will leverage its extensive experience in protein engineering to advise the company to help advance its proprietary monoclonal antibody (mAb) technology platform for the development of novel antibody-drug conjugates.
"We are very proud to appoint these prominent members of science and industry, as we work to quickly and efficiently apply our exciting new technology to a spectrum of drug development programs," said Stephanie Hsieh, Meditope's president and chief executive officer. "Recently, we have made significant progress to establish our technology platform and initiate key studies that will inform our cancer drug development programs. The strategic input from these experienced advisors will be key as we seek out meaningful development partnerships and maximize opportunities to deploy our best in class antibody-drug conjugate technology."
Members of the scientific advisory board include:
About Meditope Biosciences, Inc.
Meditope Biosciences is a biotechnology company developing best-in-class antibody-based cancer products. Discovered at City of Hope, a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Meditope's technology is capable of turning any mAb into a proprietary, site-specific "Lego-like" system that is able to attach and detach drugs to antibodies without the need for chemical conjugation. The result is a memAb (meditope-enabled mAb) product, which is anticipated to be significantly more effective and offer multiple manufacturing advantages compared to existing antibody-drug conjugate technologies. The technology has the potential to advance the antibody market by producing an array of new therapeutic and diagnostic products. More information regarding the company can be found by visiting www.meditope.com.
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