BOSTON, May 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ZIOP) today announced promising results from nonclinical and Phase 1 studies in advanced melanoma using Ad-RTS-IL-12, a novel DNA-based therapeutic candidate. Findings were presented in an oral session at the 16 th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT), held May 15-18 in Salt Lake City, Utah. A presentation of the study, titled "Nonclinical and Phase I Clinical Studies with a Regulated Adenoviral Gene Delivery of IL-12 Show Promising Clinical Activity in Unresectable Stage III/IV Melanoma," was delivered by John Nemunaitis, M.D., Executive Medical Director of Mary Crowley Medical Research Center.
ZIOPHARM Announces Presentation Of Promising Nonclinical And Phase I Study Results Of Ad-RTS-IL-12 In Advanced Melanoma At ASGCT 16th Annual Meeting
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