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University announces advancement in canine cancer treatment

The University of Missouri recently shared progress on their work in helping advance ELIAS Animal Health’s treatment for bone cancer in dogs. The canine immunotherapy treatment is now available at MU, as well as at other universities and specialty hospitals across the country. Dr. Jeff Bryan, director of the MU's Comparative Oncology and Epigenetics Laboratory and principal investigator of the clinical trial, said of the treatment, “It’s the first time that dogs with osteosarcoma have experienced prolonged survival without receiving chemotherapy, which is really exciting.” Read the full announcement.

March 3rd, 2019|

ELIAS Animal Health Announces Positive Results in Treatment of Osteosarcoma in Dogs

Olathe, Kan., Oct. 25, 2018 – ELIAS Animal Health, a clinical stage development company advancing novel treatments for cancer in companion animals, announced results from its canine osteosarcoma immunotherapy trial at the 2018 Veterinary Cancer Society (VCS) Annual Conference. The study evaluating ELIAS’ Autologous Prescription Product, known as ELIAS Cancer Immunotherapy (ECI®) resulted in a median survival time (MST) of 415 days in animals completing therapy – compared to historical treatment outcomes associated with surgery alone (134 days). These results will be included in the ELIAS submission to USDA-CVB during the fourth quarter. ELIAS intends to initiate a larger field [...]

October 25th, 2018|

ELIAS autologous prescription product exceeds expectations for trial safety and efficacy

Olathe, Kan., July 31, 2018 – ELIAS Animal Health, a clinical stage development company advancing novel treatments for cancer in companion animals, shared promising preliminary canine osteosarcoma results for its cancer immunotherapy at the 2018 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Forum in June. The study indicated its new ELIAS autologous cancer vaccine, featuring a patented combination of vaccine and T cell infusion approach, demonstrated impressive survival times and minimal side effects. This cancer immunotherapeutic is being distributed as an experimental product under 9 CFR 103.3 to veterinarians treating dogs diagnosed with cancer. Efficacy and safety have not been [...]

July 31st, 2018|

ELIAS Animal Health Cancer Immunotherapy selected for state of the art presentation at VCS Mid‐Year Conference

Olathe, Kan., Feb. 12, 2018 – ELIAS Animal Health, a clinical stage development company advancing novel treatments for cancer in companion animals, has been selected by the Veterinary Cancer Society (VCS) for a “State of the Art” presentation at its Mid‐Year Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, March 10‐13. The mid‐year conference is focused on immunotherapy. Brenda Phillips, D.V.M., Dipl. ACVIM (Oncology) will present “T cell‐mediated immunotherapy for common canine cancers” during the state of the art presentation on Sunday, March 11. Dr. Phillips is a board‐certified specialist in medical oncology, practicing with Veterinary Specialty Hospital in San Diego, Calif. The clinical [...]

February 12th, 2018|

ELIAS Animal Health adds clinical trial site for ECI™ for the treatment of canine osteosarcoma

ELIAS Animal Health, a clinical stage development company advancing novel treatments for cancer in companion animals, is offering a fourth site for its clinical trial to determine the safety and efficacy of ELIAS Cancer Immunotherapy (ECI™) as a treatment for newly- diagnosed appendicular osteosarcoma in dogs. The objective of this clinical trial is to determine whether ECI™ used in combination with surgery produces better outcomes than treatment with surgery alone. Efficacy will be determined by patient survival and comparing the outcomes to historical control data. The trial will be conducted at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego. ELIAS Animal [...]

November 15th, 2016|

First patient enrolled in ELIAS clinical trial for treatment of canine b-cell lymphoma

Olathe, Kan., Aug. 24, 2016 – ELIAS Animal Health, a clinical stage development company advancing novel treatments for cancer in companion animals, today announced the initiation of a clinical trial to determine the safety and efficacy of ELIAS Cancer Immunotherapy (ECI™), as a treatment for B-cell lymphoma in dogs. The majority of canine lymphomas are derived from B cells. While lymphoma is one of the most responsive cancers to chemotherapy, permanent cures in dogs are extremely rare and remissions are short-lived. There is a need for safer, more effective treatments for this disease. The objective of this clinical trial is [...]

August 24th, 2016|

ELIAS Animal Health names Ronald Schultz and Noe Reyes to Scientific Advisory Board

Olathe, Kan., September 1, 2015 - ELIAS Animal Health, a clinical stage development company advancing novel targeted T cell-based immunotherapy for the treatment of cancer in companion animals, today announced it has filled the remaining appointments to the company’s scientific advisory board with the additions of Ronald Schultz, PhD, and Noe Reyes, DVM. They join board chair Kevin Schultz, DVM, PhD, and Ralph Richardson, DVM, on the advisory board, which is tasked with offering strategic guidance on the advancement of therapies in development and exploring new therapeutic areas in which the company’s technology would be applicable. Dr. Ron Schultz is [...]

September 1st, 2015|

Clinical trial launch: ECI-OSA-11 for the treatment of canine osteosarcoma

Olathe, Kan., Aug. 4, 2015 - ELIAS Animal Health, a clinical stage development company advancing novel treatments for cancer in companion animals, today announced the initiation of a clinical trial to determine the safety and efficacy of ECI-OSA-11, the company’s T cell-based immunotherapy for the treatment of osteosarcoma, a common form of canine cancer for which there is no cure. This fully-funded clinical trial will enroll dogs that have been diagnosed with osteosarcoma, but have not yet been treated for their cancer. The trial will be conducted at the University of Missouri, Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine. ECI-OSA-11 is a [...]

August 4th, 2015|
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