Helix Biopharma Corp. Announces CAR-T Poster Presentation at AARC Annual Meeting 2017 in Washington, D.C.

(Toronto, Ontario) – Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP) (“Helix” or the “Company”), a clinical stage immuno-oncology company developing innovative drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, is pleased to announce that its poster entitled: CART cell harboring a camelid single domain antibody as a targeting agent to kill tumours expressing VEGFR2 has been accepted for presentation at the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 taking place on April 1 – 5, 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C., USA.

This poster reports Helix’s second studies in applying camelid single domain antibody in making Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells (“CAR-T”). The poster describes preliminary data that explore the possibility of using this construct to target cancer cells that harbour the vascular epithelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR2) protein.