SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zacks Small-Cap Research's John Vandermosten discussed the potential for this immunotherapy firm's RNAi compounds in oncology.
Included in this article is: RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ:RXII)
In a Dec. 7 Zacks Small-Cap article, John Vandermosten explained how RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp.'s self-delivering RNA interference (sd-rxRNA) technology may be used in conjunction with adoptive cell transfer (ACT) cancer therapies to "enhance their effectiveness and durability."
These ACT processes include endogenous T-cell therapy, T-cell receptor-transduced T cells and, currently most researched, tumor infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) therapy and chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy. The most common disease targets for TIL therapy are melanoma and solid cancers whereas for CAR-T therapy they are leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers.
Vandermosten noted that "ACT is especially conducive to combination therapy with interference RNA (RNAi) as it can augment ACT's efficacy, impact expression of immune cell proteins and maintain immune cells in a stem-like state, which enhances their propagation and longevity."
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