Per 1st of January 2020, Iman Schultz has joined Pantarhei as Director R&D. Iman will be responsible for the pre-clinical and clinical development of Pantarhei, including the coordination, analysis and scientific support of Pantarhei’s projects.
Yvette Zimmerman, CEO of Pantarhei states: “With the start of Iman, the company brings in 10 years of R&D experience in the field of biotechnology and drug development for oncological treatments, which will strengthen the company during further development of the projects.” Iman holds a PhD in Translation Oncology. Prior to joining Pantarhei he has been involved in oncology drug development as research scientist and project manager R&D at InteRNA Technologies BV, the Netherlands. In addition, Iman has valuable experience in the management of intellectual property (IP) support and securing financial support for different drug development companies.
The pregnancy estrogen Estetrol (E4) has a DUAL effect when treating heavily-pre-treated women with advanced breast cancer who have no further treatment options. First, E4 has an anti-tumor effect and second, E4 improves wellbeing.
The Dutch biotech company Pantarhei Oncology presents on December 13, 2019 at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in the USA the results of the first clinical study with High Doses of the fetal estrogen Estetrol (HDE4) in women with advanced end-stage breast cancer. Nine women without further treatment options participated in the study and were treated with 20, 40 or 60 mg E4 per day for 12 weeks. Anti-tumor effects after 12 weeks treatment were confirmed in 5 of 9 women and strong improvement of wellbeing occurred in 7 of 9 patients.
Voor meer informatie lees hier het Nederlandstalig persbericht.
On Friday November 22, 2019, Herjan Coelingh Bennink from Pantarhei Oncology lectured during the session: Breast cancer epidemic and hormonal replacement: What is the relationship?
The title of this special countercurrent lecture was: Treatment of advanced breast cancer with high dose estrogens.
For more information please read the abstract.