Report Includes:

  • An introduction to interleukin-2 (IL-2) and identification of its applications
  • Insights into the latest trends and technologies in the IL-2 research and development
  • Discussion of strategies adopted by IL-2 developers for the successful treatment of cancer and information on NKTR-214, a Nektar Therapeutics product
  • Review of recent VC investment in this zone highlighted by Syncona and Novartis Venture Fund recent CHF35m investment in Anaveon AG, a new Swiss Biotech company spun out from the University of Zuirich which is developing a novel oncologic monoclonal antibody that boosts IL-2 but has an improved side-effect profile
  • Detailed description of autoimmune responses and possible ways to augment immune responses so as to improve antitumor activity and reduce off target effect
  • An understanding of various conditions which may develop as an off-target effects in the cancer treatment such as metastatic melanoma (MM), renal cell carcinoma (RCC), urothelial cancers (US) relapse remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), and Type 1 diabetes (T1D)