Dr. Thomas Cannell, President and CEO of Sesen Bio, and Dr. Michael Jewett, FRCSC, FACS, to Participate in Canaccord Genuity “Horizons in Oncology” Virtual Conference
Sesen Bio (Nasdaq: SESN), a late-stage clinical company developing targeted fusion protein therapeutics for the treatment of patients with cancer, today announced it will be featured as a presenting company at the Canaccord Genuity “Horizons in Oncology” virtual conference on April 15, 2021. Sesen Bio will be represented by Dr. Thomas Cannell, President and CEO of Sesen Bio, who will provide a regulatory and commercial readiness update, and by Dr. Michael Jewett, FRCSC, FACS, a member of Sesen Bio’s CEO Medical advisory board, who will provide clinical insights on the Company’s lead product candidate, Vicineum, for the treatment of BCG-unresponsive non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).
Michael A. S. Jewett, MD, FRCSC, FACS is a renowned Oncologist who is internationally recognized for his life-saving innovations in surgical oncology, his advocacy of patient-centered clinical care, and his contributions to research in the field of bladder cancer. Dr. Jewett is currently a professor in the Departments of Surgical Oncology and Surgery (Urology) at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network and the University of Toronto. A graduate of Queen’s University, Faculty of Medicine, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, where BCG for bladder cancer was first prescribed, Dr. Jewett completed his Urology training at the University of Toronto, Canada and Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr. Jewett has played a prominent role in national and international consensus statements, including as a committee chair for the International Consultation on Bladder Tumors in 2004 Consensus. He has appeared before the FDA as an expert including the presentation that led to the historic approval of BCG for NMIBC. Dr. Jewett has published more than 400 peer-reviewed papers, mostly in Uro-oncology and in technology assessment and medical informatics. Dr Jewett was a member of the inaugural Medical Advisory Board of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN). He is an Honorary Member of the American Urological Association (AUA) and the European Association of Urology (EAU) and has been a visiting professor in more than 40 institutions and associations. In December 2020, Dr. Jewett was appointed to the Order of Canada based on his achievements listed above, among others. Dr. Jewett is a paid consultant to Sesen Bio and served as a clinical investigator for the Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical trials of Vicineum for NMIBC.