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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Opexa’s CEO Gives Update on T-Cell Therapy for NMO, MS and other autoimmune disorders


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Opexa Therapeutics, Inc., announced that its president and chief executive officer, Neil K. Warma, recently gave a presentation on immunotherapy and its potential for treating autoimmune disorders, including multiple sclerosis, at the recent Cellular Horizons: The Third International Conference on the Progress of Regenerative Medicine and its Cultural Impact held at the Vatican.
Neil K. Warma
Neil K. Warma
Mr. Warma’s presentation was titled, “Can T-cells be Used to Treat Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) and Other Autoimmune Disorders?
Opexa’s leading therapeutic candidate, Tcelna, developed using the company’s proprietary T-cell technology, is a personalized T-cell immunotherapy now in a Phase 2b clinical development program (Abili-T) for the treatment of secondary progressive MS. The therapy consists of myelin-reactive T-cells that are recovered from patients ‘peripheral blood, expanded, and subsequently reintroduced in an attenuated form via subcutaneous injection. The process is designed to trigger a powerful immune response against subsets of autoreactive T-cells that attack myelin.
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