Hamburg, August 19, 2014 – MELEMA Pharma GmbH, a biopharmaceutical company developing derivatives of natural compounds for the treatment of oncological and immunological diseases, today announced Phase II data demonstrating that its lead compound Aviscumine (ME-503), an immune potentiator, may improve survival of patients with refractory metastatic melanoma (stage IV). The data are published now in Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer 2: 27 (2014). The open-label Phase II multicenter trial (NCT00658437)was designed to test the influence of subcutaneous injections of Aviscumine (ME-503) on progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) of patients with unresectable metastatic melanoma (stage IV) after antineoplastic treatment failure. The trial included 31 eligible patients and was conducted at four German sites. The progression-free survival rate after […]