SYDNEY, Australia, June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Immutep Limited (ASX: IMM; NASDAQ: IMMP) (“Immutep” or “the Company”), a biotechnology company developing novel immunotherapy treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases, announces that 17 patients have been enrolled into the first cohort of the first line non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) arm (Part A) of the Phase II TACTI-002 clinical trial. This completes patient recruitment of the initial cohort of the study Part A. TACTI-002 is being conducted in collaboration with Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA (known as “MSD” outside the United States and Canada).
Immutep Completes Recruitment of Initial Cohort in 1st Line NSCLC Patients for TACTI-002 Trial
Paul Arndt is an investor relations and corporate communications executive with 20 years of corporate and agency experience. Previously, Paul was Sr. Manager of Investor Relations for Spectrum Pharmaceuticals during which time the company saw a more than 23-fold growth in its market capitalization, an increase in sell-side analyst coverage from two to seven and an increase in institutional ownership from 25% to more than 70% through proactive investor targeting. Prior to Spectrum, he led investor relations and corporate communications for NeoPharm, Inc., where he was responsible for executing long-term investor, corporate, employee, and media relations programs designed to develop and refine core messages to optimize value creation, contributing to a more than 500% increase in market capitalization and a doubling of analyst coverage through several corporate events. Paul also served as an IR consultant at Hill & Knowlton and David A. Noyes & Company. Paul earned his MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Chicago and his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Quincy University in Quincy, Illinois. He is also a NIRI-National and NIRI-Chicago chapter member, and a recent Officer of the NIRI-Orange County, California chapter.