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Pharmatest attends AACR Annual Meeting in Chicago

Pharmatest Services attends Annual Meeting of American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held in Chicago, Illinois, USA on April 14 – 18, 2018. Pharmatest attends the event with a booth (#3640) and is presenting 8 scientific presentations.

Pharmatest Services (Pharmatest) is a contract research organization that offers preclinical efficacy services for the pharmaceutical industry in the fields of oncology and skeletal diseases. The Annual Meeting of AACR is the leading scientific event in the field of cancer research globally.

This year in AACR Pharmatest presents the following 8 scientific presentations:

-       Poster ID 709: Anti-PD-1 therapy reduces bone lesion growth in a novel syngeneic bladder cancer bone metastasis model. Poster presentation on Sunday April 15 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM by Tiina Kähkönen, section 33, poster board 6. (Collaboration with Bayer AG, Berlin, Germany).

-       Poster ID 838: Synergistic in vivo activity of the ATR inhibitor BAY 1895344 in combination with the targeted alpha therapy radium-223 dichloride in a preclinical tumor model mimicking bone metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Poster presentation on Sunday April 15 at 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm by Mari Suominen, Section 39, poster board 1. (Collaboration with Bayer AG, Berlin, Germany).

-       Poster ID 1158: Phenotypic screening using AMIDA identifies different drug responses in breast and prostate cancer cell lines in an organotypic cell culture model. Poster presentation on Monday April 16 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM by Katja Fagerlund, section 6, poster board 15. (Collaboration with University of Turku, Turku, Finland).

-       Poster ID 1677: Differential efficacy of PD-1 targeted immunomodulation in preclinical models of primary and bone metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. Poster presentation on Monday April 16 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM by Tiina Kähkönen, section 31, poster board 2. (Collaboration with Taconic Biosciences, Rensselaer, NY and BioSiteHisto Ltd, Tampere, Finland).

-       Poster ID 1738: PD-1/PD-L1 expression and tumor-infiltrating immune cells in triple-negative breast cancer: Characterization of preclinical primary tumor and bone metastasis models in humanized mice. Poster presentation on Monday April 16 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM by Jenni Bernoulli from Pharmatest and Philip Dube from Taconic Biosciences, section 33, poster board 3. (Collaboration with Taconic Biosciences, Rensselaer, NY and BioSiteHisto Ltd, Tampere, Finland).

-       Poster ID 1162: Castration-resistant prostate cancer bone metastasis model to assess new therapeutics. Poster presentation on Monday April 16 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM by Mari Suominen, section 6, poster board 19. (Collaboration with Bayer AG, Berlin, Germany).

-       Poster ID 2684: Drug sensitivity profiling of BT-474 breast cancer cell line for identification of novel therapies targeting HER2-positive breast cancer. Poster presentation on Monday April 16 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM by Jenni Mäki-Jouppila, section 30, poster board 24. (Collaboration with Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland).

-     Poster ID 3859: Hormone receptor and HER2/HER3 expression in preclinical breast cancer models of primary tumor and bone metastasis. Poster presentation on Tuesday April 17 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM by Jenni Bernoulli, section 36, poster board 2. (Collaboration with Taconic Biosciences, Rensselaer, NY and BioSiteHisto Ltd, Tampere, Finland).

Pharmatest welcomes everyone to visit our booth #3640 in AACR. If you would like to meet our representatives during the event, click here.