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27 January 2016

Prima BioMed initiates Phase I Melanoma Study in Australia


SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX: PRR; NASDAQ: PBMD), a leading immuno-oncology company, is pleased to announce the initiation of the first clinical trial site for TACTI-mel, a Phase I clinical study in melanoma using its lead compound IMP321, to be conducted in Australia.

‘TACTI-mel’ (Two ACTive Immunotherapeutics in melanoma) is a multicentre, open label, Phase I study in which patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma will be dosed with IMP321 in combination with an approved checkpoint inhibitor. The study will evaluate safety as the primary endpoint and anti-tumour activity and the immune response to the combination as secondary endpoints.