Mayo Clinic Receives $11M Grant From the U.S. Department of Defense to cover cost of Phase 2 Breast Cancer Vaccine Study
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TapImmune Inc. (NASDAQ: TPIV), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, congratulates Mayo Clinic for being awarded a grant of $11 million from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). This grant will cover the costs of a large Phase 2 study of TapImmune's HER2/neu-targeted breast cancer vaccine, TPIV110, in combination with another immunotherapeutic, trastuzumab (Herceptin®), for treating women with HER2/neu-positive breast cancer.
Award recipients are Keith L. Knutson, Ph.D., Professor of Immunology in the Department of Immunology and Saranya Chumsri, M.D. in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.