Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces Results of REOLYSIN Treatment of Brain Cancer --Gliomas-- in Animal Models
(Business Wire)...~~~) reported today that Dr. Peter Forsyth and his research group with the Alberta Cancer Board and the University of Calgary are publishing the results of their work with REOLYSIN(R) for the treatment of human malignant gliomas (brain cancer) in animal models.......The research group also examined the ability of REOLYSIN(R) to infect and kill cancer cells from established glioma cell lines and brain tumor surgical specimens.......~~~Oncolytics has completed the initial part of formal toxicology studies examining the effects of injecting REOLYSIN(R) into the brains of test animals and have found no side effects of note.......Oncolytics researchers demonstrated that reovirus was selectively able to kill cancer cells with this particular activation and successfully demonstrated that the virus could kill human cancer cells in vitro derived from breast, prostate, pancreatic and brain tumors, as well as being able to treat tumours successfully in a number of animal models....- Jun 19 4:00 PM ET
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