Celldex Differentiated Immuno-Oncology Asset Ripe For Combos
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Celldex Therapeutics will initiate Phase I/II trials of its immunotherapy varlilumab in combination with Bristol’s PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab this year and is exploring multiple other combinations.
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