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AC Vaccine technology Company Profile

11:29 EST 15th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

The AC Vaccine technology is a therapuetic treatment based on the concept of haptenization. This idea has a long history, beginning with the work of the immunologist and Nobel laureate Karl Landsteiner in the 1920’s. He and other scientists showed in animal models that attaching a small chemical (a hapten) to a protein allowed that protein to be recognized by the immune system even if the animals were originally unresponsive to the protein. This work has been expanded by a number of researchers in various animal models. We now understand that a large number of T-cells react against the haptenized material and that a small percentage of the T-cells also react against the unmodified, natural material. We believe that tumor antigens, which are proteins, are similarly affected by haptenization.

Our AC Vaccine technology utilizes the patient’s tumor as the basis for a therapeutic vaccine. By extracting cancer cells from a tumor and then treating them with a hapten called dinitrophenyl (DNP), a vaccine is prepared that should be able to elicit a systemic immune response to the unmodified, native cancer cells. The induction of an immune response has been documented in a number of scientific publications. We believe that the best test of tumor immunity in patients is Delayed Type Hypersensitivity (DTH). DTH has long been used as a test for immunity to microbes, such as tuberculosis and is familiar to patients as the Tine test or PPD. DTH to cancer cells is tested in the same way, except that the patient’s cancer cells are the test agent. We have demonstrated that the DTH test to cancer cells is meaningful by showing a strong statistical relationship between the intensity of DTH and clinical outcomes, especially 5-year survival. We believe that the future acceptance of this relationship between DTH and clinical outcomes by the U.S. and European regulatory agencies is critical to the regulatory approval path for our AC Vaccine product candidates.

Location

4520 MAIN STSTE 930
KANSAS CITY
Missouri
64111
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 8169601333


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