SITC 2022 Late-Breaking Abstracts Announced

Nov. 2, 2022

Late-Breaking Abstracts Announced for the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer's 37th Annual Meeting

MILWAUKEE – The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) received a record-breaking number of abstract submissions in 2022, more than 1,500, and has announced titles and authors for late-breaking abstracts (LBA). The abstracts will be presented at SITC’s upcoming 37th Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs taking place November 8–12, 2022, in Boston, MA and virtually.

 “SITC is excited to incorporate these abstracts into an already impressive group of abstracts. The late-breaking abstracts will round out the content offered at the 37th Annual Meeting and highlight more cutting-edge research and data,” said SITC President Patrick Hwu, MD.

The late-breaking abstracts are:

  • (1468) First data readout of standardized transcriptional profiling for optimizing cellular therapies: A Multi-Center PICI-NanoString collaboration

         Sarah Church, PhD – NanoString Technologies

  • (1469) A phase II basket trial of Dual Anti-CTLA-4 and Anti-PD-1 Blockade in Rare Tumors (DART SWOG 1609 Cohort 47) in patients with gestational trophoblastic disease

         Sandip Patel, MD – University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center

  • (1470) Combining the antigen-presenting cell activator eftilagimod alpha (soluble LAG-3) and pembrolizumab: efficacy results from the 1st line non-small cell lung cancer cohort of TACTI-002 (Phase II)

         Wade T. Iams, MD – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • (1471) Pharmacodynamic and predictive biomarkers associated with response in cancer patients treated with TPST-1120: a first-in-class, small molecule antagonist of Peroxisome-Proliferator Activated Receptor-Alpha

         Nathan Standifer, PhD – Tempest Therapeutics

  • (1472) Assessing the Correlation between CD8 Cell PET Imaging with 89-Zr-Crefmirlimab Berdoxam and CD8 Cell Immunohistochemistry in Patients with Advanced Cancer Receiving Immunotherapy

         Michael Postow, MD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • (1473) Mechanism of action of bempegaldesleukin (BEMPEG) plus nivolumab (NIVO) in patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma from the phase 3 randomized open-label PIVOT IO-001 clinical trial

         Celeste Lebbe, MD, PhD – Université Paris Cite, Dermatolo-Oncology AP-HP Hôpital Sain

  • (1474) Cancer Vaccine Plus PD-1 Blockade Promotes Infiltration of Melanoma Metastases by Vaccine-Induced T Lymphocytes
  •  Christine Tran, MD – University of Virginia
  • (1475) A phase 1 study to characterize the safety and tolerability of MP0317, a tumor targeting FAP dependent CD40 agonist DARPin, in patients with relapsed/refractory solid tumors

         Paul Baverel, PhD – Molecular Partners AG

  • (1477) First efficacy and multi-omic analysis data from phase 1 clinical trial of oncolytic viral immunotherapy with CAN-2409 + valacyclovir in combination with nivolumab and standard of care in newly diagnosed high-grade glioma.

         Patrick Wen, MD – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

  • (1478) A phase I study of personalized adoptive TCR T cell therapy in patients with solid tumors: safety, efficacy, and T cell trafficking to tumors of non-virally gene edited T cells

         Stefanie Mandl, PhD – PACT Pharma
         Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD - University of California Los Angeles

The full abstracts will be available on Nov. 7 at 8 a.m. EST as a supplement published in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (JITC).

Late-Breaking Abstract Sessions with oral abstract presentations will take place on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 11:10–11:40 a.m. EST and Friday, Nov. 11 from 11:25–11:55 a.m. EST. Late-Breaking Abstract posters will be presented in the Poster Hall in Boston, MA and the virtual ePoster Hall beginning Thursday, Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. EST.

To learn more about the late-breaking abstracts, visit the 37th Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs website.

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