Oncolytic Adenovirus Plus Opdivo Could Be a Game Changer in Late Stage Cancer. See Also: Gossip Surrounds Tesaro

PsiOxus Therapeutics’ adenovirus product in combination with Opdivo (nivo-lumab) for late-stage cancers.    
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) and PsiOxus Therapeutics (PsiOxus) announced an agreement to evaluate PsiOxus’ drug enadenotucirev, a systemically administered oncolytic adenovirus therapeutic, in combination with Bristol-Myers Squibb’s checkpoint inhibitor opdivo (nivolumab) for a range of tumor types in late-stage cancer patients.

Enadenotucirev is designed to have immune stimulating effects while Opdivo is designed to alleviate immune suppression by the checkpoint protein PD-1.  The collaboration aims at determining whether . . .

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