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Kiadis Pharma announces abstract accepted for presentation at the 2020 ISCT Annual Meeting

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 25, 2020 – Kiadis Pharma N.V. (“Kiadis Pharma” or the “Company”) (Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels: KDS), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, today announces an abstract highlighting data related to the Company’s natural killer (NK) cell therapy program has been accepted for presentation at the virtual edition of the International Society of Cell & Gene Therapy (ISCT) annual meeting taking place May 28 – 29, 2020.

The ISCT abstract is now available at The details of the poster presentation are as follows:

·Poster #228: This poster presents data on a method for high expansion of NK cells with “memory-like” phenotype. This method combines pre-activation of NK cells with cytokines (IL-12, IL-15, IL-18) and expansion with Kiadis’ PM21-particle platform.  

Abstract Details
Title: Cytokine pre-activation enhances PM21-particle driven NK cell expansion.
Presenter: Alicja J. Copik
Affiliation: University of Central Florida
Session title: Virtual poster session

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Dutch Translation/Nederlandse vertaling

Kiadis Pharma kondigt presentatie aan op ISCT 2020 congres

Amsterdam, Nederland, 25 mei 2020 – Kiadis Pharma nv (‘Kiadis’) (Euronext Amsterdam en Brussel: KDS), een biofarmaceutische onderneming gericht op onderzoek in de klinische fase, kondigt vandaag aan dat een presentatie over het Kiadis NK-celtherapieprogramma is geaccepteerd voor ISCT congres (International Society of Cell & Gene Therapy), welke plaatsvindt op 28 en 29 mei 2020.

De ISCT-presentatie is nu beschikbaar op Hier volgen nadere gegevens van de presentatie:

·Presentatie nr. 228: De posterpresentatie toont gegevens over een methode voor de hoge expansie van NK-cellen (Natural Killer) met een uniek fenotype. Deze methode combineert preactivering van NK-cellen met cytokinen (IL-12, IL-15, IL-18) en expansie met het PM21-deeltjesproductieplatform van Kiadis.

Details van de presentatie
Titel: Cytokine-preactivering zorgt voor verdere verbetering van op PM21 gebaseerde NK-celexpansie.
Presentator: Alicja J. Copik
Lid van: University of Central Florida
Sessietitel: Virtuele posterpresentatie

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About Kiadis Pharma’s K-NK-Cell Therapies
Kiadis Pharma’s NK-cell programs consist of off-the-shelf and haplo donor cell therapy products for the treatment of liquid and solid tumors as adjunctive and stand-alone therapies. 

The Company’s NK-cell PM21 particle technology enables improved ex vivo expansion and activation of anti-cancer cytotoxic NK-cells supporting multiple high-dose infusions. Kiadis Pharma’s proprietary off-the-shelf NK-cell platform is based on NK-cells from unique universal donors. The Kiadis Pharma off-the-shelf K-NK platform can make NK-cell therapy product rapidly and economically available for a broad patient population across a potentially wide range of indications.

Kiadis Pharma is clinically developing K-NK003 for the treatment of relapse/refractory acute myeloid leukemia. The Company is also developing K-NK002, which is administered as an adjunctive immunotherapeutic on top of HSCT and provides functional, mature and potent NK-cells from a haploidentical family member. In addition, the Company has pre-clinical programs evaluating NK-cell therapy for the treatment of solid tumors. 

About Kiadis Pharma
Founded in 1997, Kiadis Pharma is building a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative therapies for patients with life-threatening diseases. With headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and offices and activities across the United States, Kiadis Pharma is reimagining medicine by leveraging the natural strengths of humanity and our collective immune system to source the best cells for life.

Kiadis Pharma is listed on the regulated market of Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels since July 2, 2015, under the symbol KDS. Learn more at

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