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02 March 2016

Prima BioMed and WuXi Biologics Announce First Dose of Chinese-Manufactured Biologic in EU Clinical Trial



·     First-Ever Chinese-Manufactured Biologic Dosed in a European Clinical Trial

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SHANGHAI and SYDNEY, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi Biologics Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of WuXi AppTec Co. Ltd. (WuXi), and Prima BioMed Ltd. (Prima) (ASX: PRR; NASDAQ: PBMD), a leading immuno-oncology company, announced today that through their strategic supply partnership, Prima’s first-in-class immuno-oncology product candidate IMP321 (LAG-3 Ig fusion protein), manufactured at WuXi’s state-of-the-art cGMP facility in China, has now been dosed in a Phase IIb clinical trial in Belgium.