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Cytonus Therapeutics Cargocyte Platform for Delivery of Oncolytic Viruses to be Highlighted at the ASGCT Annual Meeting

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cytonus Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company developing new
platforms for delivering biologics, announced today that it will be
presenting preclinical data for its Cargocyte™ technology platform at
the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) annual meeting
April 29 – May 2 in Washington, DC.

“We are excited to be presenting our preclinical data supporting
Cargocytes™, a first-of-its-kind, cell-based platform technology for
delivery of an Oncolytic Virus into metastatic tumors,” said Remo
Moomiaie-Qajar, M.D., president and CEO of Cytonus. “Our technology
unleashes the promise of using Oncolytic Viruses to treat solid tumors
by addressing a number of critical problems they inherently have, mainly
homing the viruses to specific tissue without the immune system
destroying it and then delivering those viruses into tumor cells. In
addition, we are proud of our growing immune-oncology work with our
Cargocytes and look forward to sharing our data at this year’s ASGCT
meeting.”

Cargocytes are engineered allogenic cell lines that can carry a variety
of payloads like small molecule compounds, gene editing therapies,
therapeutic RNAs, and powerful biologics such as immune modulating
cytokines, antibodies and oncolytic viruses.

Details of the presentations:

Abstract Title: Cargocyte™ Biofactories: A New Versatile Cell
Therapy Platform for Delivery of a Wide Range of Biologics

Session Date/Time: Monday Apr 29, 2019 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Session
title:
 Cancer-Targeted Gene & Cell Therapy
Room: Columbia
Hall
Final abstract number: 272

Abstract Title: Cargocyte™ Biofactories: A Novel Platform
for Delivering Oncolytic Viruses to Treat Metastatic Cancer

Session Date/Time: Tuesday Apr 30, 2019 3:30 PM – 5:15 PM
Session
title:
 Oncolytic Viruses II
Room: International
Ballroom
Our Presentation Time: 4:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Final
abstract number:
 404

Abstract Title: Cargocytes™: A Novel Cell Therapy
Platform to Drive Anti-Tumor Immunity

Session Date/Time: Tuesday Apr 30, 2019 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Session
title:
 Cancer-Immunotherapy, Cancer Vaccines
Room: Columbia
Hall
Final abstract number: 578

Cytonus will also be presenting at the Bio International Convention,
June 3-6, 2019 in Philadelphia.

Cytonus Therapeutics Inc.

Cytonus Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing a
next-generation Adoptive Cellular Transport platform called Cargocytes™.
The San Diego-based company’s proprietary Cargocyte™ platform are
cellular-engineered transporters of a multiplicity of therapeutic
payloads to tissue in a selective, controllable and potent off-the-shelf
cellular therapy for the potential treatment of several diseases across
multiple therapeutic areas. Cytonus’ initial focus is to advance
Cargocyte™ candidates for the treatment of rare and difficult to treat
cancers and inflammatory diseases. For more information, visit www.cytonus.com
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strategies, new and existing products and technologies, anticipated
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including regulatory and development risks. Cytonus undertakes no
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any offer to purchase, any security.

Contacts

Henry Gillespie
[email protected]
614-623-9673

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