BioTime Subsidiary, Asterias Biotherapeutics, and Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology Partner for Clinical Trial of Immunotherapy Vaccine for Lung Cancer

September 11, 2014 BioTime, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. has reached an agreement with Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the charity’s development and commercialization arm, to conduct a clinical trial of Asterias’ novel immunotherapy treatment AST-VAC2 in subjects with non-small cell lung cancer. AST-VAC2 is a non-patient specific (allogeneic) cancer vaccine designed to stimulate patients’ immune …