Notification report

Full notification file

General information

Notification Number

Member State to which the notification was sent

Date of acknowledgement from the Member State Competent Authority

Title of the Project
A phase I, multi‐center, open‐label, dose escalation study of intratumoral injection of VCN‐01
oncolytic adenovirus in combination with intravenous gemcitabine in advanced pancreatic cancer

Proposed period of release:
01/10/2012 to 30/05/2015

Name of the Institute(s) or Company(ies)
VCN Biosciences S.L., BioIncubadora I. Biopol’H
Av Gran Via de l'Hospitalet 199‐203
08908 ‐ L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona, SPAIN);

3. Is the same GMO release planned elsewhere in the Community?
Not known

Has the same GMO been notified elsewhere by the same notifier?

If yes, notification number(s):

GMO characterization

GMO is a:
DNA Virus

Identity of the GMO:
Order: Adenoviriae
Genus: Mastadenovirus
Species: Adenovirus humano tipo 5 (HAd5)
The GMO (VCN‐01) is an oncolytic adenovirus, which is a replication competent virus selective of
tumoral cells. VCN‐01 selectively expresses a matrix‐degrading enzyme (hyaluronidase) and its
genome contains 4 genetic modifications with respect to the wild‐type virus (HAd5).

Information relating to the recipient or parental organisms from wich the GMO is derived
Common NameGenusSpeciesSubspeciesStrainPathovar
HAd5MastadenovirusHAd5)Type‐C adenovirus

European Commission administrative information

Consent given by the Member State Competent Authority:
08/02/2013 00:00:00