Journal Publications



Neoantigen Vaccine Delivery for Personalized Anticancer Immunotherapy – The PSV™ Platform


Murine Xenograft Bioreactors for Human Immunopeptidome discovery


TCR Fingerprinting and Off-Target Peptide Identification


Angiosarcoma patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors: a case series of seven patients from a single institution


Mutation-Derived Neoantigens for Cancer Immunotherapy






Phase 2

Bloch O, Lim M, Sughrue ME, Komotar RJ, Abrahams JM, O’Rourke DM, D’Ambrosio A, Bruce JN, Parsa AT. Autologous heat shock protain peptide vaccination for newly diagnosed Glioblastoma: impact of peripheral PD-L1 expression on response to therapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 In Press.

Phase 2 (Protocol C-100-34)

Parsa et al., Neuro Oncol. 2014 Jan;16(2):274-9. Heat-shock protein peptide complex-96 vaccination for recurrent glioblastoma: a phase II, single-arm trial.

Crane CA, Han SJ, Ahn B, Oehlke J, Kivett V, Fedoroff A, Butowski N, Chang SM, Clarke J, Berger MS, McDermott MW, Prados MD, Parsa AT. Individual patient-specific immunity against high-grade glioma after vaccination with autologous tumor derived peptides bound to the 96 KD chaperone protein. Clin Cancer Res. 2013 Jan 1;19(1):205-14.

Phase 2 (Protocol C-100-37)

Bloch O, Kaur T, Aghi M et al. Progression-Free Survival In A Trial of Immunotherapy For Glioblastoma [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 81st Annual Meetings of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons; 2013 April 28-May 1; New Orleans, LA: J. Neurosurgery 2013; vol 119. p. A565. Abstract nr 801.


Phase 3 survival update (Protocol C-100-27)

Wood C, Srivastava P, Lacombe L, et al. Survival update from a multicenter, randomized, phase III trial of vitespen versus observation as adjuvant therapy for renal cell carcinoma in patients at high risk of recurrence. J Clin Oncol. 27:15s, 2009(suppl; abstr 3009).

Phase 3 (Protocol C-100-12)

Wood C, Srivastava P, Bukowski R, et al. An adjuvant autologous therapeutic vaccine (HSPPC-96; vitespen) versus observation alone for patients at high risk of recurrence after nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma: a multicentre, open-label, randomised phase III trial. Lancet.2008;372(9633):145-154.

Phase 2 (Protocol C-100-07)

Jonasch E, Wood C, Tamboli P, et al. Vaccination of metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients with autologous tumour-derived vitespen vaccine: clinical findings. Br J Cancer. 2008;98:1366-1341.


Phase 3 (Protocol C-100-21)

Testori A, Richards J, Whitman E, et al. Phase III comparison of vitespen, an autologous tumor-derived heat shock protein gp96 peptide complex vaccine, with physician’s choice of treatment for stage IV melanoma: the C-100-21 Study Group. J Clin Oncol. 2008;26:955-962.

Phase 2 (Protocol C-100-06)

Belli F, Testori A, Rivoltini L, et al. Vaccination of metastatic melanoma patients with autologous tumor-derived heat shock protein gp96-peptide complexes: clinical and immunologic findings. J Clin Oncol. 2002;20:4169-4180.

Phase 2 (Protocol C-100-22)

Pilla L, Patuzzo R, Rivoltini L, et al. A phase II trial of vaccination with autologous, tumor-derived heat-shock protein peptide complexes gp96, in combination with GM-CSF and interferon-alpha in metastatic melanoma patients. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2006;55:958-968.

Phase 1/2 (Protocol C-100-02)

Eton O, Ross MI, East MJ, et al. Autologous tumor-derived heat-shock protein peptide complex-96 (HSPPC-96) in patients with metastatic melanoma. J Trans Med. 2010;8:9.


Phase 2 (Protocol C-100-05)

Mazzaferro V, Coppa J, Carrabba MG, et al. Vaccination with autologous tumor-derived heat-shock protein gp96 after liver resection for metastatic colorectal cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2003;9:3235-3245.


Phase 1 (Protocol C-100-01)

Maki RG, Livingston PO, Lewis JJ, et alA phase I pilot study of autologous heat shock protein vaccine HSPPC-96 in patients with resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Dig Dis Sci. 2007;52:1964-1972.


Phase 1 (Protocol C-100-26)

Santis G, Senzer NN, Champagne P, Isakov L, Teofilovici F, et al. Phase II feasibility study of autologous vaccine (HSPPC-96) in patients with resectable lung cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2008;26: (May 20 suppl; abstr 7584).


Phase 2 (Protocol C-100-09)

Oki Y, McLaughlin P, Fayad LE, et al. Experience with heat shock protein-peptide complex 96 vaccine therapy in patients with indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer. 2007;109:77-83.


Phase 1 (Protocol C-100-04)

Hertkorn C, Lehr A, Woelfel T, et al. Phase I trial of vaccination with autologous tumor-derived gp96 (Oncophage) in patients after surgery for gastric cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2002 (abstr 117).


Srivastava PK, Callahan MK, Mauri MM. Treating human cancers with heat shock protein-peptide complexes: the road ahead. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2009;9:179-86.

Li Z, Qiao Y, Liu B, et al. Combination of imatinib mesylate with autologous leukocyte-derived heat shock protein and chronic myelogenous leukemia. Clin Cancer Res. 2005;11:4460-4468.

Pilla L, Squarcina P, Coppa J, et al. Natural killer and NK-like T-cell activation in colorectal carcinoma patients treated with autologous tumor-derived heat shock protein 96. Cancer Res. 2005;65:3942-3949.

Rivoltini L, Castelli C, Carrabba M, et al. Human tumor-derived heat shock protein 96 mediates in vitro activation and in vivo expansion of melanoma- and colon carcinoma-specific T cells. J Immunol. 2003;171:3467-3474.

Castelli C, Ciupitu AM, Rini F, et al. Human heat shock protein 70 peptide complexes specifically activate antimelanoma T cells. Cancer Res. 2001;61:222-227.

Janetzki S, Palla D, Rosenhauer V, Lochs H, Lewis JJ, Srivastava PK. Immunization of cancer patients with autologous cancer-derived heat shock protein gp96 preparations: a pilot study. Int J Cancer. 2000;88:232-238


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