Email Facebook Twitter

Valirx Regulatory News (VAL)

Regulatory News for Valirx (VAL)

Share Price: 0.20Bid: 0.19Ask: 0.21Change: -0.005 (-2.44%)Faller - Valirx
Spread: 0.02Spread as %: 10.53%Open: 0.205High: 0.205Low: 0.185Yesterday’s Close: 0.205


Wed, 31st Jul 2013 07:00

RNS Number : 5154K
ValiRx PLC
31 July 2013


31 July 2013

ValiRx Plc

("ValiRx" or the "Company")




ValiRx Plc (AIM: VAL), a life science company with a focus on cancer therapeutics for personalised medicine, provides an update on recent activity and progress:



The Company confirms that VAL201, its leading anti-cancer therapeutic, continues to progress through its clinical development on all fronts. This is a "First-in-(Hu)Man"study involving cancer patients, as opposed to healthy volunteers, and is a phase 1 trial.


It should be noted that activity on VAL201, that includes the required scientific, ethical, technical and legal work, with all supporting evidential material and documentation needed to finalise the reporting of the study (of which the trial forms part), is proceeding according to plan. Currently, all tasks that can or could impact the critical path of the VAL201 development programme are understood and controlled and none is giving undue concern that the outcome or the timing of the study will be adversely affected.


As previously reported on 13 June 2013, ValiRx anticipates that results of the phase 1 trial will be available before the end of 2013.



VAL101, the lead candidate deriving from the GeneICE platform, is progressing to the final preclinical "proof of concept" stage with pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) and preliminary toxicology studies underway. The work is being undertaken at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, which is the centre at which the lead investigator is now based following a move from Imperial College in London in the spring of this year.


Eurostars Grant

The Eurostars grant that was previously awarded to a consortium led by ValiRx has now been successfully completed and this completion has been accepted by both the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) and the Eurostars Team. Furthermore, the Company has received notification from the TSB and Eurostars Team that it is eligible for a new grant which includes work on VAL101 and Biomarkers.



-  ENDS -


For more information, please contact:


ValiRx plc

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3008 4416

Dr Satu Vainikka

Cairn Financial Advisers LLP (Nominated Adviser)

Tel:+44 (0) 20 7148 7900

Liam Murray / Avi Robinson

Hybridan LLP (Broker)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7947 4350 / 4361

Claire Louise Noyce / William Lynne

Peckwater PR

Tel: +44 (0)7879 458 364

Tarquin Edwards



Notes for Editors

ValiRx Plc

ValiRx Plc is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel technologies and products in oncology therapeutics and diagnostics. The product focus is in the epigenomic analysis and treatment of cancer, but the technologies can be applied to other fields as well, such as neurology and inflammatory diseases.


The Company listed on AIM in October 2006 and is creating a portfolio of innovative products through investment in specific development projects. It actively manages projects within this portfolio as a trading company and is not an investment vehicle. The ValiRx business model spreads the risks of life science technology developments by minimising financial exposure and running a set of projects to defined commercial endpoints. This maximises returns to shareholders by adding value at the earlier stages where value increases per investment unit are the greatest.


The Company operates through the following divisional companies:

      ValiFinn is the biomarkers and diagnostic development division

      ValiPharma is the therapeutics division with two embedded technologies primarily directed at the treatment of cancers.


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

Related Shares: Valirx (VAL)

17-Mar-15 07:00RNSIssue of equity to Cancer Research Technology LtdCompany Announcement - General
06-Mar-15 07:00RNSPlacing to raise GBP800,000Company Announcement - General
26-Feb-15 07:00RNSNew Endometriosis Patent GrantCompany Announcement - General
24-Feb-15 07:00RNSSuccessful 1st Results from VAL201 Clinical TrialCompany Announcement - General
11-Feb-15 07:00RNSNew European Patent GrantCompany Announcement - General
05-Feb-15 07:00RNSAcquisitionMergers, Acquisitions and Disposals
15-Jan-15 07:00RNSClinical Trial and Development UpdateCompany Announcement - General
18-Dec-14 07:00RNSIssue of EquityCompany Announcement - General
04-Dec-14 07:00RNSValiSeek Scientific UpdateCompany Announcement - General
26-Nov-14 07:00RNSRe: Progress with Trial Recruitment and TestingCompany Announcement - General
13-Nov-14 07:00RNSCollaboration AgreementCompany Announcement - General
07-Nov-14 10:23RNSHolding(s) in CompanyHolding(s) in Company
03-Nov-14 11:00RNSApproved Clinical Trial UpdateCompany Announcement - General
31-Oct-14 07:00RNSTotal Voting RightsHolding(s) in Company
23-Oct-14 10:45RNSGrant of optionsDirectors' Dealings
14-Oct-14 07:00RNSApproved Clinical Trial UpdateCompany Announcement - General
08-Oct-14 16:12RNSEarly Completion of Equity Swap AgreementCompany Announcement - General
08-Oct-14 16:08RNSHolding(s) in CompanyHolding(s) in Company
02-Sep-14 07:00RNSValiSeek Development UpdateCompany Announcement - General
28-Aug-14 11:33RNSHolding(s) in CompanyHolding(s) in Company
19-Aug-14 07:00RNSHalf Yearly ReportResults and Trading Reports
05-Aug-14 12:05RNSHolding(s) in CompanyHolding(s) in Company
04-Aug-14 07:00RNSNotice of Acceptance of CTA RequestCompany Announcement - General
01-Jul-14 11:35RNSHolding(s) in CompanyHolding(s) in Company
24-Jun-14 07:00RNSDirector/PDMR ShareholdingDirectors' Dealings
18-Jun-14 09:22RNSNew Corporate Website & New Office AddressCompany Announcement - General
10-Jun-14 07:00RNSSubmission of Clinical Trial Application re VAL201Company Announcement - General
15-May-14 07:00RNSValiSeek Development UpdateCompany Announcement - General
01-May-14 07:00RNSNew Japanese Patent GrantCompany Announcement - General
23-Apr-14 16:29RNSResult of AGMResults and Trading Reports

Regulatory news is displayed end of day, each day at 19:00.
Sign up for Live Prices
Home  |  Contact Us  |  About Us  |  Careers  |  Advertise with Us  |  Sitemap  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Cookies  |  Privacy

Datafeed and UK data supplied by NBTrader and Digital Look. While London South East do their best to maintain the high quality of the information displayed on this site,
we cannot be held responsible for any loss due to incorrect information found here. All information is provided free of charge, 'as-is', and you use it at your own risk.
The contents of all 'Chat' messages should not be construed as advice and represent the opinions of the authors, not those of London South East Limited, or its affiliates.
London South East does not authorise or approve this content, and reserves the right to remove items at its discretion.