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Biothera Pharmaceuticals to Participate in Webinar on Utilizing Innate Immune Mechanisms to Trigger Anti-Cancer Responses

EAGAN, MN — March 25, 2019 — Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. President and Chief Scientific Officer Jeremy Graff, Ph.D., will participate in a webinar tomorrow on the development of therapies targeting innate immune mechanisms to overcome cancer defenses and initiate anti-tumor responses.  The Scientist magazine will host the webinar, “Keeping Cancer in Check: Innate Immunity and Checkpoint Inhibitors,” from 2:30-4:00pm Eastern Time.  Registration is free. In...

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Biothera Pharmaceuticals Announces Management Changes

EAGAN, MN — December 13, 2018 — Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that Chief Executive Officer Barry Labinger has resigned to pursue another opportunity, effectively immediately.  Biothera Holding Corp. Chairman Richard Mueller has been appointed acting CEO.  Jeremy Graff, Ph.D., has been named President in addition to his position as Chief Scientific Officer.  Dr. Graff will have responsibility for Research, Clinical Operations and Manufacturing.  Since...

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Biothera Pharmaceuticals Appoints Andrew D.C. LaFrence Chief Financial Officer

EAGAN, MN — May 16, 2018 — Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced the appointment of Andrew D.C. LaFrence, CPA as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 29.  Biothera Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage immuno-oncology company developing a novel immunotherapy in combination with immune checkpoint inhibitors for multiple types of cancer. Mr. LaFrence has 34 years of accounting and finance experience, including executive management...

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Biothera Pharmaceuticals Commences Phase 2 Head and Neck Cancer Study Evaluating Combination of Imprime PGG and Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab)

Study Is Second Clinical Research Collaboration with Merck EAGAN, MN — February 6, 2018 — Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that patient treatment has commenced in its Phase 2 clinical study in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN).  The research collaboration with Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) will evaluate Biothera’s Imprime PGG in combination with KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab),...

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Biothera Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

EAGAN, MN — November 21, 2017 — Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that Chief Executive Officer Barry Labinger will present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 11:10 a.m. Eastern Time in New York, NY.  Mr. Labinger will provide an overview of Biothera Pharmaceuticals and an update on its clinical development plans in oncology. About Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc....

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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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