Northwest Biotherapeutics DCVAX ® -L Brain Cancer Trial

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Hi all! I wanted to share this press release from this morning. Good news I hope!

41 US Clinical Trial Sites Now In Operation

BETHESDA, MD, May 17, 2012 -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (OTC.BB: NWBO) (NW Bio) announced today that it now has 41 clinical trial sites open and recruiting across the United States in its ongoing clinical trial of DCVax ®-L immune therapy for Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most lethal form of brain cancer. This is ahead of the Company’s previous projection of 40 sites by the end of Q2, 2012.

The Company plans to continue adding clinical trial sites in the US and Europe, and expects to have at least 60 sites open and enrolling by the end of Q3, 2012.

For further information about the Company and its programs, please visit the Company’s website at

About Northwest Biotherapeutics
Northwest Biotherapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on developing immunotherapy products to treat cancers more effectively than current treatments, without toxicities of the kind associated with chemotherapies, and on a cost-effective basis, in both the United States and Europe. The Company has a broad platform technology for DCVax® dendritic cell-based vaccines. The Company’s lead clinical trial is a Phase III trial, with up to 300 patients with newly diagnosed GBM for whom surgery is indicated. GBM is the most aggressive and lethal brain cancer. The Company also previously received clearance from the FDA for a 612-patient Phase III trial in prostate cancer, and clearance from the FDA for Phase I/II trials in multiple other cancers. The Company has also conducted a Phase I/II trial with DCVax® for metastatic ovarian cancer.