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-Kenneth Kovan, co-founder, president and chief operating officer of BioVaxys, will participate in the MedInvest Oncology Investor Conference
VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BioVaxys Technology Corp. (CSE: BIOV) (FRA: 5LB) (OTCQB: BVAXF) ("BioVaxys" or "Company") is pleased to announce that Kenneth Kovan, co-founder, president and COO, will participate in the MedInvest Oncology Investor Conference, to be held in New York on December 14-15, 2022.
In collaboration with the National Foundation for Cancer Research, the MedInvest Oncology Investor Conference is the leading conference for indication-specific investors. Attendees are active oncology investors and dedicated oncology companies seeking investment and partnership opportunities, including major life sciences and oncology venture capitalists, family offices, pharmaceutical executives, public and private oncology companies and foundations. The National Cancer Institute is the Presenting Partner for this year's Conference, with speakers including Greg Simon, who was most recently Chairman of the Biden Cancer "Moonshot" Initiative, leading immunologists and oncologists from Memorial Sloan Kettering and other institutions, and the I D world pharmaceutical.
Presentation details are as follows:
When: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 @ 4:10PM ESTWhere: Dorsey
"BioVaxys is honored to have been selected to speak at the MedInvest Oncology Investor Conference alongside a prestigious group of oncologists, investors and life sciences companies. We can't wait to share how we are leveraging our platform of haptenized proteins to create autologous immunotherapies against ovarian cancer and other malignancies," said James Passin, CEO and Co-Founder of BioVaxys.
Kovan has over 30 years of experience in biopharmaceuticals. Prior to founding BioVaxys Technology Corp., he was a corporate development partner at Horizon Discovery plc, a leader in gene editing, in the UK, and is a managing director and owner of Bingham Hill Ventures, a life sciences advisory firm he founded in 2012. He is a seasoned former biotech chief advisor and founder of biotech companies such as Avax Technologies, Inc. Kovan's professional experience includes technology transfer with Thomas Jefferson University, Strategic Marketing with SmithKline Beecham, and Global New Product Development with Wyeth-Ayerst. Kovan has extensive international business experience, having launched pharmaceutical brands in the Latin American and Asia/Pacific markets and led pharmaceutical development projects in Europe.
About BioVaxys Technology Corp.
Headquartered in Vancouver, BioVaxys Technology Corp. (www.biovaxys.com) is a British Columbia-registered early-stage biotechnology company developing platforms for viral and oncology vaccines, as well as immunodiagnostics. The company is advancing the development of vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV-1, and a sarbecovirus vaccine in general based on its haptenized viral protein technology, and is planning a clinical trial of its cellular vaccine. autologous haptenized drug used in combination with anti-PD1 and anti-PDL-1 checkpoint inhibitors that will initially be developed for stage III and IV ovarian cancer. Also in development is CoviDTH®, a diagnostic to assess the presence or absence of a T-cell immune response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. BioVaxys has two issued US patents and multiple US and international patent applications related to its cancer vaccines, antiviral vaccines and diagnostic technologies. BioVaxys common shares trade on the CSE under the stock symbol "BIOV" and are listed on the Frankfurt Bourse (FRA: 5LB) and in the United States (OTCQB: BVAXF).
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