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Record number 434142
Title Exploring the therapeutic efficacy of glioma vaccines based on allo- and syngeneic antigens and distinct immunological costimulation activators
Author(s) Stathopoulos, A.; Pretto, C.; Devillers, L.; Pierre, D.; Hofman, F.M.; Epstein, A.L.; Farghadani, H.; Kruse, C.A.; Jadus, M.R.; Chen, T.C.; Schijns, V.E.J.C.
Source Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology 2012 (2012). - ISSN 2155-9899
DOI https://doi.org/10.4172/2155-9899.S5-004
Department(s) Cell Biology and Immunology
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Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2012
Abstract The efficacy of a various immunotherapeutic immunisation strategies for malignant glioma brain cancer was evaluated in the syngeneic CNS-1 Lewis rat glioma model. A prototype glioma cancer vaccine, which was composed of multivalent antigens derived from allogeneic and syngeneic cells and lysates, formed the prototype preparation of antigens. These antigens reflect the autologous antigens derived from the patient’s surgically removed tumor tissue, as well as allogeneic antigens form glioma tumor tissue surgically removed from donor patients. This antigen mixture provides a broad spectrum of tumor associated antigens (TAA) and helps to prevent escape of tumor immune surveillance when given as a vaccine. This antigen preparation was administered in a therapeutic setting with distinct single or multiple co-stimulation-favouring immunostimulants and evaluated for inhibition of tumor growth. Our prototype vaccine was able to arrest progression of tumor growth when co-delivered in a specific regimen togetherwith the costimulating multi-TLR agonist, Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) and interleukin-2, or with the Toll-Like receptor (TLR) 7/8 activator resiquimod
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