Kineta Immuno-oncology to Present at Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology: Cancer Immunotherapy Combinations Conference

New data on Kineta’s small molecule RIG-I agonists in tumor models to be unveiled

SEATTLE, WA, March 22, 2018 – Kineta Immuno-oncology, LLC, a biotechnology company focused on developing disruptive technologies to turn cold tumors hot, today announced that they have been invited to present at the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology: Cancer Immunotherapy Combinations. Dr. Peter Probst, Kineta Immuno-oncology Head of Immunology, will present a poster on Kineta’s RIG-I Immuno-oncology program. The conference takes place on March 23-27 at the Fairmont, The Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Probst will present new data on Kineta Immuno-oncology’s RIG-I agonists demonstrating significant reduction in tumor growth in two mouse tumor models; CT26 colon carcinoma and B16F10 melanoma. Additionally, a newly identified RIG-I lead candidate with potent innate immune activation and immunogenic cell death activities showing orthogonal confirmation around the lead series will be shown.

Dr. Probst will be presenting scientific poster #3016 entitled “Small molecule RIG-I agonists induce innate immune responses, immogenic tumor cell death and in vivo protective immune responses in a colon carcinoma model” on March 26th between 7:30-10pm.

Kineta, Inc. is an emerging biotech company that fills a void in the biopharmaceutical industry by efficiently advancing first in class immuno-therapies from discovery to proof of concept.  Kineta is developing a focused pipeline of novel therapies that address critical unmet patient needs in oncology, chronic pain and biodefense. We actively collaborate with a broad array of private, government, biodefense and industry partners to advance our innovative research. For more information on Kineta, Inc. visit our website,

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