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Scancell on verge of recruiting patients with advanced melanoma for UK clinical trials

The immunotherapy specialist gave an update on progress for a “busy and productive” half-year.

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 11:19:00

Vulpes Life Sciences Fund's Martin Diggle discusses Scancell investment

Martin Diggle, co-founder of Vulpes Investment Management which manages the Vulpes Life Sciences Fund, discusses their recent investment into Scancell Holdings PLC (LON:SCLP).

After buying 77.56mln new shares at a price of 5p per share, which was a slight discount to the 5.35p closing price the previous day, the Vulpes Life Sciences Fund will have a 16.67% stake in the company.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 08:21:00

Scancell welcomes strategic new investor Vulpes Life Sciences Fund

Scancell Holdings PLC (LON:SCLP) CEO Cliff Holloway caught up with Proactive London's Andrew Scott following the announcement they'd raised £3.88mln via a placing with a single new investor to help fund the progression of its lead cancer asset into clinical trials.

The Vulpes Life Sciences Fund will now have a 16.67% stake in the company when the shares are issued next Monday.

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:53:00

Scancell raises £3.9mln to advance immunotherapy product pipeline

“At Vulpes we are always searching for overlooked companies that have the ability to make significant advances in medical science, with a view to supporting their development over the long term. We believe Scancell fulfil these criteria perfectly.”

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 06:31:00

Scancell exploring new frontiers in cancer research

Here we take a closer look at Scancell, which is at the vanguard of immuno-oncology

Mon, 20 May 2019 09:51:00

Scancell surges after announcing milestone in development of its solid tumours treatment

Scancell has a clinical development partnership with Cancer Research UK, the world's leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research

Mon, 20 May 2019 06:23:00

Scancell adds six ‘world-leading’ cancer specialists to advisory board ahead of Modi-1 trial

“The initial focus of the board will be to inform the clinical strategy for the planned Modi-1 clinical trial and to ensure the best possible outcome in several solid tumour indications”

Fri, 10 May 2019 05:45:00

Scancell to begin dosing in UK phase II trial of flagship skin cancer drug

Cliff Holloway, CEO of Scancell Holdings PLC (LON:SCLP), speaks to Proactive London's Andrew Scott after announcing they're to kick off the UK arm of the phase II clinical trial of its flagship skin cancer drug.

The study will test the safety and efficacy of SCIB1 in 25 metastatic melanoma patients who are also receiving Merck’s checkpoint inhibitor Pembrolizumab.

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:56:00

Scancell higher as it is to begin UK arm of phase II skin cancer trial within weeks

The mid-stage study is testing Scancell’s flagship skin cancer immunotherapy in combination with Keytruda – the blockbuster checkpoint inhibitor developed by Merck

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:20:00

Scancell Holdings wins Japanese patent protection

It follows on from similar awards in key markets such as the US, Europe, South Africa and Australia

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 08:20:00

Scancell strengthens IP with two “important” patent grants in US and Europe

The US patent covers Modi-1, while the European patent relates to a monoclonal antibody called FG88

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:55:00

Scancell in vanguard of immuno-oncology advances, with two technologies that show early promise

The AIM-listed group is at the vanguard of advances in the emerging field of immuno-oncology and is working on two technologies that are showing early promise

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:07:00

Scancell lauds another six months of progress

The funds raised in the last year "will allow us to focus on initiating the planned Phase 2 clinical trial for our lead ImmunoBody, SCIB1, and to advance our Moditope products, Modi-1 and Modi-2, towards the clinic".

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:41:00

Award shortlist 'a significant scientific endorsement' of Scancell's technology

Cliff Holloway, chief executive of Scancell Holdings Plc (LON:SCLP), tells Proactive London's Andrew Scott the company's received “significant scientific endorsement” of its technology after it and a group of collaborators were shortlisted for a major award.

It teamed up with BioNTech, Genentech and ISA Pharmaceuticals to form Project Blueprint for Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge.

The team outlined plans to eradicate established tumours with its unique vaccine, which had Scancell’s Modi-3 treatment at its heart.

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:25:00

Scancell receives “significant scientific endorsement” for technology

The company teamed up with BioNTech, Genentech and ISA Pharmaceuticals to form Project Blueprint for Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:27:00

Scancell hires two industry veterans as it gears up for the next development phase

The company has brought in outside research and manufacturing expertise

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 07:29:00

Scancell’s Modi-2 anti-cancer vaccine shows potential in pre-clinical studies

Modi-2 is the second vaccine developed from the Moditope platform after Modi-1, and Scancell thinks each one has the potential to treat different types of cancer

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:05:00

Scancell says it is working closely with US regulators ahead of phase II study of cancer immunotherapy

The UK group is planning to use its SCIB1 in harness with Merck’s Keytruda to treat patients with advanced melanoma

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 05:40:00

Scancell Holdings part of the new cancer revolution

The AIM-listed drug developer is at the vanguard of advances in the emerging field of immuno-oncology

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:20:00

Scancell Holdings extends collaboration with Sweden's Karolinska Institute

The company first teamed up with Sweden's world-leading medical research university two years ago

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:15:00

Scancell Holdings inks drug delivery technology deal

It has exercised an option on TriGrid, which was developed by Ichor Medical Systems

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:09:00

Scancell receives European patent protection for immunotherapy platform

The patent protects a new class of cancer vaccines rolling off the Moditope platform

Wed, 23 May 2018 05:28:00

Scancell to raise up to £8mln to develop its three main drug candidates

Cliff Holloway, chief executive at Scancell Holdings Plc (LONSCLP), tells Proactive Investors they're raising up to £8mln through a placing and open offer – cash that will be used develop their three main drug candidates.

A placing and subscription at 12 pence a share will account for £6mln of the total.

The company also wants to include existing investors, so is planning a £2mln open offer of stock once the placing has been concluded.

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:18:00

Scancell unveils funding plans for exciting pipeline of next-generation cancer drugs

In a separate announcement, the company said it was acquiring new technology from Nottingham University that will complement its current pipeline

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:15:00

Scancell signs manufacturing agreement for its Moditope anti-cancer platform

The AIM-listed firm said its Moditope platform acts by stimulating the production of CD4+ T cells, which seek out and kill tumour cells that would otherwise be hidden from the immune system

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 05:40:00

New Scancell chief sets out his vision to commercialise groundbreaking cancer treatments

Cliff Holloway, chief executive of Scancell Holdings Plc (LON:SCLP), spoke to Proactive soon after taking over as CEO at the immuno-oncology company.

Holloway says generating clinical data's a big focus for them in the near-term.

''Over the next two years we expect to see clinical readouts from two of our programmes - SCIB1 and Modi-1''.

''We'll be extending our pipeline particularly around Moditope with the Modi-3 programme, if we're successful with the grand challenge''.

''Then it's around looking at technical partnerships that will allow us to de-risk our developments''.

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:38:00

Scancell to work with Dutch firm on first product for Moditope cancer immuno-therapy platform

Dutch group ISA Pharmaceutical will incorporate its Amplivant technology into Modi-1, the first cancer treatment candidate being developed on the platform

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:00:00

Scancell drug receives positive write-up in leading journal as company updates on survival data

Immuno-therapy SCIB1, which is expected to progress into Phase II clinical trials in the second-half of the year, was the focus of a peer-reviewed paper in OncoImmunology

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:50:00

Scancell to receive patent protection for key cancer platform

Once formally granted, the patent will provide protection for Scancell’s pipeline of Moditope vaccines

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:30:00

Scancell-led team short-listed for award

The Cancer Research UK Grand Challenge is a prestigious award that brings with it significant funding

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:00:00

Webcasts, Interviews and Media Coverage

Scancell on verge of recruiting patients with advanced melanoma for UK clinical trials

The immunotherapy specialist gave an update on progress for a “busy and productive” half-year.

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 11:19:00

Vulpes Life Sciences Fund's Martin Diggle discusses Scancell investment

Martin Diggle, co-founder of Vulpes Investment Management which manages the Vulpes Life Sciences Fund, discusses their recent investment into Scancell Holdings PLC (LON:SCLP).

After buying 77.56mln new shares at a price of 5p per share, which was a slight discount to the 5.35p closing price the previous day, the Vulpes Life Sciences Fund will have a 16.67% stake in the company.

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 08:21:00

Scancell welcomes strategic new investor Vulpes Life Sciences Fund

Scancell Holdings PLC (LON:SCLP) CEO Cliff Holloway caught up with Proactive London's Andrew Scott following the announcement they'd raised £3.88mln via a placing with a single new investor to help fund the progression of its lead cancer asset into clinical trials.

The Vulpes Life Sciences Fund will now have a 16.67% stake in the company when the shares are issued next Monday.

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:53:00