Newark, NJ (PRWEB) December 11, 2011
Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company focused on alpha radioimmunotherapy of advanced cancers, announced today that an oral presentation on 225Actinium-Lintuzumab will be given at the 53rd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held December 10-13, 2011 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. 225Actinium-Lintuzumab is an alpha particle emitter labeled monoclonal antibody currently in clinical studies for treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).
Oral session: Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Therapy, excluding Transplantation: Clinical Studies, Room 30, Monday, December 12, 2011, 04:30 – 6:00 PM PT.
“Phase I Trial of the Targeted α-Particle Nanogenerator 225Ac-Lintuzumab in Acute Myeloid Leukemia”
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225Actinium-Lintuzumab is a drug construct consisting of the HuM195 (Lintuzumab) monoclonal antibody labeled with an alpha particle emitting radioisotope actinium 225. HuM195 targets the CD33 antigen expressed by most acute myeloid leukemia cells but not present on any non-hematopoetic cells. 225Actinium-Lintuzumab is currently being used in an ongoing Phase I trial. Actinium Pharmaceuticals is in the final stages of preparation for a new Phase I/II trialat multiple clinical centers in the U.S..
About Actinium Pharmaceuticals
Actinium Pharmaceuticals is an oncology focused biotechnology company. The Company’s Alpha Particle Immunotherapy Technology (APIT) couples monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) with alpha particle emitting radioactive isotopes, in particular Actinium 225 and Bismuth 213. (http://www.actiniumpharmaceuticals.com)
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