Posts in Category: Interviews

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.

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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.

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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''.

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Scancell research collaboration deal with European biopharma BioNTech

Cancer immunotherapy specialist Scancell Holdings Plc (LON:SCLP) has entered into a research collaboration agreement with European biopharma BioNTech as the two look to develop innovative T-cell therapies for the treatment of cancer. Scancell Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director Richard Goodfellow tells Proactive why the deal is significant for investors. The research collaboration will combine Scancell’s Moditope immunotherapy platform and BioNTech’s platform technology for high-throughput cloning and characterisation of naturally selected T cell receptors.

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Cancer Research UK collaboration 'a stunning endorsement' for Scancell

Richard Goodfellow, chief executive of Scancell Holdings Plc (LON:SCLP), tells Proactive Cancer Research UK is to fund and sponsor a Phase I/II clinical trial of their SCIB2 lung cancer vaccine.

Goodfellow says the tie-up is a significant endorsement of their  ImmunoBody platform – the underlying technology behind both SCIB1 and SCIB2 - which helps to prime a patient’s immune system to recognise and kill specific cancer cells.

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