LAVA Therapeutics N.V. (Nasdaq: LVTX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing its proprietary Gammabody™ platform of bispecific gamma delta T cell engagers (bsTCEs) to transform the treatment of cancer, today announced that Paul W.H.I. Parren, Ph.D., executive vice president, head of research and development (R&D) at LAVA, will participate in three upcoming scientific conferences in November.

“Gamma delta T cells provide a highly promising effector cell modality,” said Paul W.H.I. Parren, Ph.D., executive vice president, head of R&D at LAVA. “I look forward to sharing data on several bispecific gamma delta T cell engagers derived from our Gammabody™ platform that pair potent and selective tumor cell killing with a low toxicity risk profile, thereby potentially translating into a wider therapeutic window. Our Gammabody™ platform provides a novel immuno-oncology approach to fight cancer.”

Details of Dr. Parren’s upcoming conference participation are as follows:

13th Annual PEGS Europe Protein & Antibody Engineering Summit, Nov. 2-4, 2021, Barcelona & VirtualSession Chair: Progress with Gamma Delta T Cell TherapiesSession Date/Time: Wed., Nov. 3, 2021 at 11:35 CET

European Antibody Congress Festival of Biologics, Nov. 9-11, 2021, Basel, Switzerland Keynote Panel Discussion: Next generation antibody therapeutics: discovery, development and beyondPanel Discussion Date/Time: Tues., Nov. 9, 2021 at 10:00 CET

Presentation: Bispecifics & Multispecifics Track – Bispecific gamma-delta T cell engagersPresentation Date/Time: Tues., Nov. 9, 2021 at 14:00 CET

Session Chair: Bispecifics & Multispecifics TrackSession Date/Time: Tues., Nov. 9, 2021 at 15:40 CET

The Biotech Pharma Summit, Nov. 29-30, 2021, Porto, Portugal & VirtualVirtual Presentation: Bispecific γδ T Cell Engagers for the Treatment of CancerVirtual Presentation Date/Time: Tues., Nov. 30, 2021 at 14:30 GMT

About LAVA TherapeuticsLAVA Therapeutics N.V. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company utilizing its proprietary Gammabody™ platform to develop a portfolio of bispecific gamma delta T cell engagers (gamma delta bsTCEs) for the treatment of solid tumors and hematological malignancies. The company’s innovative approach utilizes bispecific antibodies engineered to selectively kill cancer cells via the triggering of Vγ9Vδ2 T cell antitumor effector functions upon cross-linking to tumor associated antigens. A Phase 1/2a clinical study evaluating LAVA-051 in patients with certain hematological malignancies is enrolling patients (NCT04887259). The company currently anticipates data from the Phase 1 dose escalation phase of the study in the first half of 2022 with top line clinical data from the Phase 2a expansion cohorts expected in the second half of 2022. The company plans to initiate a Phase 1/2a clinical study to evaluate LAVA-1207 in patients with prostate cancer in the fourth quarter of 2021. For more information, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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