Nuvilex Begins Preclinical Studies With Translational Drug Development to Determine if Nuvilex's Unique Cancer Treatment Can Slow Accumulation of Malignant Ascites Fluid

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuvilex, Inc. (NVLX), a clinical-stage, international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions for the treatment of diseases, announced today that studies are underway at Translational Drug Development's (TD2) facilities in Scottsdale, Arizona, to determine if Nuvilex's unique cancer treatment can slow the accumulation of fluid, known as "malignant ascites," in the abdomen that is characteristic of the growth of many abdominal tumors.

Nuvilex Announces Publication of Combined Results of the Initial Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial and a Second Phase 2 Clinical Trial of the Cell-in-a-Box(R) Plus Ifosfamide Combination in Patients With Advanced, Inoperable Pancreatic Cancer

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuvilex, Inc. (NVLX), a clinical-stage, international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions for the treatment of diseases, announced today that its partner, Austrianova, has reported the results from the second Phase 2 clinical trial combining the Cell-in-a-Box(R) cellulose-based live cell encapsulation technology plus low doses of the anticancer prodrug ifosfamide in patients with advanced, inoperable cancer has been published in the scientific journal Pharmaceutics. The title of the publication is "Encapsulated Cells Expressing a Chemotherapeutic Activating Enzyme Allow the Targeting of Subtoxic Chemotherapy and Are Safe and Efficacious: Data from Two Clinical Trials in Pancreatic Cancer." The entire report can be viewed by clicking http://www.mdpi.com/1999-4923/6/3/447 and then clicking on "Full-Text PDF" on the left side of the page.

Nuvilex Provides Update on Status of Preclinical Studies at Translational Drug Development

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuvilex, Inc. (NVLX), a clinical-stage, international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions for the treatment of diseases, announced today that it is providing shareholders with an update on the status of Nuvilex's preclinical studies to be conducted by Translational Drug Development (TD2) in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Nuvilex Announces That Dr. Richard M. Hyslop Will Present at the ACS Annual Meeting on "Sustainable, Green Chemistry and Medicine: Targeted Cannabinoid-Based Chemotherapy Utilizing Cell-in-a-Box(R) Live Cell Encapsulation Technology."

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuvilex, Inc. (NVLX), a clinical-stage, international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions for the treatment of diseases, announced today that Dr. Richard M. Hyslop, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) and member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Nuvilex's subsidiary, Medical Marijuana Sciences, and Dr. Corina Brown of UNC will be presenting at the 248th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition being held in San Francisco, California, August 10-14, 2014. The theme for this year's meeting is "Chemistry and Global Stewardship".

Can pot fight cancer? UNC seeks the answer

GREELEY – The University of Northern Colorado is one of the first schools in the state to begin investigating the cancer-fighting properties of marijuana, using a new partnership with biotechnology company Nuvilex.

Nuvilex and Austrianova Announce Results of Clinical Trial in Dogs with Mammary Tumors Treated With Cell-in-a-Box(R) Plus Cyclophosphamide

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuvilex, Inc. (NVLX), a clinical-stage, international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions for the treatment of diseases, today announced, in cooperation with its partner Austrianova, the results of a veterinary Phase I/II clinical trial in dogs with mammary tumors who were treated with Cell-in-a-Box(R) cellulose-based live cell encapsulation plus the widely used anticancer drug cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan(R)). These results were published in the Public Library of Science journal (PLOS ONE) on July 16, 2014.

Nuvilex Scheduled to Begin Preclinical Studies in Early August

Preparations for Preclinical Studies on the Effect of Nuvilex's Pancreatic Cancer Treatment on Ascites Fluid Accumulation Completed

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuvilex, Inc. (NVLX), a clinical-stage international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions for the treatment of diseases, announced today that all preparations for the commencement of its preclinical studies to determine the effectiveness of Nuvilex's pancreatic cancer treatment in slowing down the accumulation of ascites fluid have been completed. As previously announced, Translational Drug Development, LLC (TD2) will conduct the study. Ascites fluid accumulates in the abdomen and is usually associated with the development of advanced pancreatic and other abdominal cancers.

Nuvilex Executives Attend 2014 BIO International Convention

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuvilex, Inc. (NVLX), a clinical-stage international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions for the treatment of diseases, announced today that Chief Executive Officer and President Kenneth L. Waggoner and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Gerald W. Crabtree attended the 2014 BIO International Convention held June 23-26, 2014, in San Diego, California. The event allowed the CEO and COO to spend valuable time with Cell-in-a-Box(R) co-developers, Drs. Walter Gunzburg and Brian Salmons, Clinical Network Services of Australia who will conduct Nuvilex's Phase 2b clinical trial in pancreatic cancer and with a representative of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation about Nuvilex's plans for treating diabetes.

Nuvilex CEO and COO Discuss Preclinical and Clinical Trials, Orphan Drug Status, Funding and Much More in Interview

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 4, 2014) - Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) President and CEO Kenneth Waggoner and COO Dr. Gerald Crabtree addressed a number of topics associated with the company's pancreatic cancer treatment in an interview with Stock Market Media Group, a research and content development investment relations firm, while the two were attending the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference in Chicago from Friday May 30 to Tuesday June 3.

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Nuvilex to Present at the LD MICRO Invitational Conference on June 4, 2014

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nuvilex, Inc. (NVLX), a clinical-stage international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions for the treatment of diseases, announced today that Kenneth L. Waggoner, CEO and President, will present at the fourth annual LD MICRO Invitational Conference at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 at 4:00pm PDT. Nuvilex and approximately one hundred other companies will be presenting and conducting private meetings with potential investors over the course of the day on June 4th.