Sunstone Life Science Fund III portfolio company Rigontec, the leader in RIG-I targeting RNA therapeutics, has announced the dosing of the first patient in a phase I/II study with intratumoral/intralesional administration of its lead compound RGT100 in solid tumors and lymphoma. RGT100 targets the retinoic acid-inducible gene I (RIG-I) pathway, one of the most essential pathways in the innate immune system to induce both immediate and long-term anti-tumor immunity.

Sunstone Life Science Fund II portfolio company VAXIMM AG, a Swiss/German biotech company focused on developing oral T-cell immunotherapies, today announced that preclinical data for three of its programs will be presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2017 being held in Washington, DC, USA, April 1-5.

Senior Pharma and Biotech Executive joins Anergis´ Board of Directors as New Chairman

Sunstone LSV Fund II portfolio company Anergis SA, a Swiss clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary products for ultra-fast allergy immunotherapy, today announced the appointment of Dr. Klaus Schollmeier as Chairman of its Board of Directors.

Mr. Schollmeier has been a senior executive and advisor to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries for more than 30 years and has senior leadership experience in R&D, Marketing as well as General Management.