Monthly Archives: December 2015

Biothera Announces Clinical Study to Evaluate Combination Therapy of Imprime PGG and Merck’s Checkpoint Inhibitor Keytruda in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

EAGAN, MN — December 10, 2015 — Biothera Pharmaceutical Inc., today announced plans for a Phase 1b/2 clinical study in non-small lung cancer (NSCLC) patients to evaluate the ability of Biothera’s Imprime PGG to enhance responses to pembrolizumab (Keytruda®), the anti-PD-1 antibody from Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Merck will provide funding and clinical supplies of pembrolizumab for the...

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Biothera Pharmaceutical Inc. Appoints Barry Labinger as Chief Executive Officer

EAGAN, MN — December 9, 2015 — Biothera Pharmaceutical Inc. announced today the appointment of Barry Labinger as Chief Executive Officer, effective December 14. Biothera Pharmaceutical is developing a novel cancer immunotherapy that triggers a robust, coordinated immune response against a wide range of cancers. Mr. Labinger has nearly three decades of pharmaceutical and biotech industry experience, with leading roles at Emergent BioSolutions, Human Genome...

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