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  • Patent number: 10188741
    Abstract: The invention provides microparticles or nanoparticles for treatment of tumors comprising: (i) a targeting agent to the tumor or the tumor environment; and (ii) at least one inducer that stimulates a desired immune response in the tumor environment, leading to tumor apoptosis, wherein components (i) and (ii) are non-covalently or covalently attached to the surface of said microparticles or nanoparticles. The targeting agent is an agent that recognizes and binds to an antigen, a receptor or other molecules found on the surface of tumor cells or in the tumor environment and are preferably antibodies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignees: GAVISH-GALILEE BIO APPLICATIONS, LTD., HADASIT MEDICAL RESEARCH SERVICES AND DEVELOPMENT LTD.
    Inventors: Jacob Pitcovski, Ehud Shahar, Raphael Gorodetsky