Stocks in Play: Oncolytics Biotech Inc.

Announced that positive results from its previously announced phase 1b REO 024 study of pelareorep in combination with pembrolizumab (Merck's Keytruda®) have been published in the peer-reviewed medical journal Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. The study of 11 patients was conducted by Principal Investigator, Dr. Devalingam Mahalingam, Associate Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. "Pelareorep and pembrolizumab added to chemotherapy was safe and well-tolerated and demonstrated encouraging efficacy results," said Dr. Mahalingam. "This study also highlighted the potential utility of several pre-treatment and on-treatment biomarkers for pelareorep therapy, which are currently being explored in our ongoing phase two study." Oncolytics Biotech Inc. shares T.ONC are trading up 6.58 percent at $1.62.