DURHAM, NC / ACCESSWIRE / March 16, 2020 / Heat Biologics, Inc. (“Heat”) (NASDAQ:HTBX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specialized in the development of therapeutic vaccines including one for coronavirus COVID-19, today announced that it has accepted an invitation to join the Alliance for Biosecurity, a DC-based coalition of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies that works to ensure medical countermeasures are available to protect public health and improve the prevention and treatment of severe infectious diseases, including coronavirus COVID-19.
The Alliance for Biosecurity has a track record of securing advanced public-private partnerships to address biosecurity threats and of securing funding for firms working to address these challenges.
“We look forward to becoming an active member of the Alliance for Biosecurity, as we work to obtain government support for our novel COVID-19 vaccine,” said Heat Biologics CEO, Jeff Wolf. “The efforts of the Alliance for Biosecurity will be instrumental as we advance our COVID-19 vaccine into later stages of development.”
“We look forward to supporting Heat Biologics efforts to advance their novel vaccine platform for use against COVID-19,” said retired Congressman Jack Kingston, who serves as the Secretariat of the Alliance.
About Heat Biologics, Inc.
Heat Biologics is a biopharmaceutical company developing immunotherapies designed to activate a patient’s immune system against cancer and other diseases using its proprietary gp96 platform to activate CD8+ “Killer” T-cells. Heat has completed enrollment in its Phase 2 clinical trial for advanced non-small cell lung cancer with its gp96-based HS-110 therapeutic vaccine. HS-110 is the company’s first biologic product candidate in a series of proprietary immunotherapies designed to stimulate a patient’s own T-cells. Heat also has numerous pre-clinical programs at various stages of development. For more information, please visit www.heatbio.com.
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