Carisma Announces Upcoming Presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting

Mar 21, 2024

PHILADELPHIA, March 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Carisma Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CARM) ("Carisma" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing innovative immunotherapies, today announced its upcoming presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting taking place from April 5-10, 2024, in San Diego, California.

The poster presentation will showcase preclinical data illustrating the advancements made with Carisma's proprietary Engineered Microenvironment Converters (EM-C) platform. Furthermore, Michael Klichinsky, PharmD, PhD, Co-Founder, and Chief Scientific Officer at Carisma, will present "Engineering Macrophages for Cancer Immunotherapy: CARs and Beyond" during the Major Symposium session titled "Engineering Strategies Based on NK, gd T Cells and Their Receptors, and Macrophages," scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2024, from 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM PT.

Details on the poster presentation at AACR 2024 are below:

Poster Title: Macrophages Expressing Synthetic Cytokine Receptors Reverse IL10-Mediated Immunosuppression within Solid Tumors and Promote Adaptive Immunity
Session Title: Adoptive Cell Therapies 4
Abstract Number: 5249
Session Date & Time: Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM PT

About Carisma Therapeutics

Carisma Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on utilizing our proprietary macrophage and monocyte cell engineering platform to develop transformative immunotherapies to treat cancer and other serious diseases. We have created a comprehensive, differentiated proprietary cell therapy platform focused on engineered macrophages and monocytes, cells that play a crucial role in both the innate and adaptive immune response. Carisma is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, please visit

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