Newly Granted European Composition of Matter Patent Extends Exclusive Protection for VBL Therapeutics' Lead Drug Candidate VB-111 until October 2033
“VBL is focused on continually innovating and advancing cancer treatments,” said Dror Harats, M.D., CEO of VBL Therapeutics. “This latest patent grant by the EPO further reinforces our commitment to excellent research and innovation as well as to protecting our lead candidate, VB-111, which is currently being investigated in our OVAL Phase 3 trial in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer."
About Ofranergene Obadenovec (VB-111)
VB-111, a potential first-in-class anticancer therapeutic candidate, is the Company’s lead oncology product currently being studied in a Phase 3 trial for ovarian cancer. VB-111 has received orphan drug designation in both the US and
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