XEME Biopharma Inc. and TheraTest Laboratories Inc., the parent company, are privately owned. The companies are following a unique business model of combining highly specialized expertise in Biologics and Diagnostics areas. For more information, please contact Dr. Teodorescu at email@example.com.
June 2016: XEME and its parent company, TheraTest Laboratories Inc., move to a newly renovated facility located at 1120 N. DuPage Ave. in Lombard, IL.
December 2014: XEME received invitations to present at three prestigious Biotech science and investor conferences to be held in early 2015: the 7th Annual BIOTECH Showcase, January 12-14, 2015, San Francisco, CA; the 3rd Annual Cancer Bio-Partnering and Investment Forum, February 23, 2015, New York Academy of Sciences, NY; and the 8th European Life Sciences CEO Forum and Exhibition, March 3-4, 2015, Zurich, Switzerland.
July 2014: A Pilot Phase II clinical trial entitled “Oncoquest-L Vaccine in Patients with Previously Untreated Stage III and IV Asymptomatic, Non-Bulky Follicular Lymphoma” was opened at the Midwestern Regional Medical Center of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, with Dr. Istvan Redei as Principal Investigator. The trial is designed to determine the clinical benefit of Oncoquest™-L in patients with follicular lymphoma whose immune system has not yet been compromised by disease and/or other treatments.
January 2014: XEME contracted with Theradex Inc., a clinical research organization specialized in oncology, to monitor an FDA approved pilot Phase II clinical trial in non-Hodgkin’s follicular lymphoma under IND 15639. Theradex will also provide the clinical database and act as FDA liaison for XEME on regulatory issues.
November 2013: A Phase Ib clinical trial of Oncoquest™-CLL was opened at the Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Chicago IL, with Dr. Shuo Ma as Principal Investigator. This clinical trial will assess safety and efficacy of Oncoquest™ vaccine in previously untreated patients with progressive hematologic tumors (CLL) who are in the “watchful waiting” stage.
July 2013: The US FDA-approved IND 15639 for a clinical trial of XEME’s Oncoquest™ vaccine in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The IND was designed to serve as a basis for clinical trial protocols using Oncoquest™ vaccine in other hematologic and solid tumor indications.
January 2013: XEME signed a Clinical Trial Agreement with the Cancer Treatment Centers of America to perform clinical trials at their hospitals. This large and prestigious hospital organization will help XEME to accelerate the clinical trial phase of Oncoquest™ vaccine toward product registration.
June 2012: With investments and administrative assistance from TheraTest, XEME completed the construction of a cGMP small volume manufacturing facility for production of autologous (personalized) therapeutic cancer vaccines using AGGREGON™ technology. The facility has the capacity to sustain the clinical trials program until registration trial(s) for marketing approval.
December 2011: XEME entered into a merger agreement with TheraTest Laboratories Inc., a profitable, established company with expertise in immunodiagnostic tests, in exchange for a negotiated percentage of TheraTest stock. XEME became a wholly owned subsidiary.
September 2011: XEME received a $400,000 investment from Dorel Nasui, President and CEO of American International Radio.
October 2010: XEME completed the negotiations with Oncothyreon Inc., the successor of Biomira Inc., for the exclusive use of the patents authored by XEME Founders while working at Biomira.
October 2008: XEME Biopharma received an SBIR grant from the US National Institutes of Health entitled "Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma."