AIVITA Biomedical CEO Dr. Hans Keirstead to Moderate Keynote Panel of Pharma Industry Leaders at World Vaccine Congress EU

IRVINE, Calif. – Oct 13, 2023 – AIVITA Biomedical, Inc., a biotech company specializing in innovative stem cell applications, today announced that chief executive officer Hans S. Keirstead, Ph.D. will moderate a keynote panel and deliver a talk at the World Vaccine Congress Europe, taking place October 16-19 in Barcelona, Spain. Details are as follows:

Keynote Panel: Cancer vaccine pipelines: is 2030 a realistic goal?
When: Wednesday, Oct 18, 2023, 17:00 (GMT+2)

  • Hans Keirstead, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, AIVITA Biomedical, Inc. (moderator)
  • Cedric Bogaert, Chief Executive Officer, MYNEO NV
  • Kyle Holen, SVP, Head of Development, Therapeutics and Oncology, Moderna
  • Karin Jooss, EVP & Head of R&D, Gritsone Bio
  • Marjorie Catherine Green, SVP, Head of Late-Stage Oncology Development, Merck
  • Michael Wenger, VP Clinical Development, BioNTech SE

Talk Title: A personalized vaccine platform technology for cancer and infectious disease
When: Tuesday, Oct 17, 2023, 3:30 PM (GMT+2)
Track: COVID & Respiratory


About AIVITA Biomedical

Founded in 2016 by pioneers in the cell therapy industry, AIVITA Biomedical, Inc. utilizes its expertise in stem cell growth and directed, high-purity differentiation to enable safe, efficient and economical manufacturing systems which support its therapeutic pipeline. Our cancer immunotherapy targets the seed of all cancers, tumor-initiating cells, with a unique pan-antigenic approach that targets all neoantigens specific to the patient’s cancer. Our patient-specific cancer treatments have shown great promise including eradicating tumors, without harmful side effects in melanoma, and renal cell cancer, and prolonging progression-free survival in glioblastoma. Our Vaccine Enabling Kit for infectious diseases is targeted to emerging nations enabling point-of-care vaccine production in minimally equipped facilities by minimally trained third-party technicians.

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