Using Modern Imaging Technology

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With new, proprietary drug formulations

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To precisely treat late stage and metastatic cancer

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and to stimulate a natural, adaptive immune response.

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Intensity Therapeutics is creating a new, highly effective cancer treatment - in situ vaccination.

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About Intensity Therapeutics

Scientific Advisors


Douglas Hanahan, Ph.D. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Dr. Hanahan is a full professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL). In addition, Dr. Hanahan is director of the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC), part of EPFL; and is vice-director of the new multi-institutional Swiss Cancer Center Lausanne. He received a Ph.D. in biophysics from Harvard, where he was a Harvard Junior Fellow. As a graduate student and as a faculty member at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, he developed innovative models for studying human cancer. Dr. Hanahan continued this work when he joined the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics and Hormone Research at the University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA in 1988. He became head of ISREC in 2009. Dr. Hanahan’s accomplishments in the field of oncology and the tumor microenvironment have been recognized by his election to several honor societies, such as the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2007), the Institute of Medicine of the US National Academies (2008), the US National Academy of Science (2009), and the European Molecular Biology Organization (2010). Dr. Hanahan’s paper, “The Hallmarks of Cancer," which he co-authored with Robert Weinberg and published in the journal Cell in January 2000, is one of the seminal papers in the history of cancer research, and one of Cell's most cited articles.

Riccardo Lencioni, MD, FSIR, EBIR, (University of Miami)
Dr. Riccardo Lencioni is professor of clinical radiology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and director of the Interventional Oncology Research Group. Previously Dr. Lencioni was professor and director of Diagnostic Imaging and Intervention at Pisa University School of Medicine in Pisa, Italy. He is the founder of the International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) and served as the ILCA executive secretary. Dr. Lencioni has also served as chairman of the World Conference of Interventional Oncology, a network of interventional oncologists dedicated to the development of treatment approaches based on imaging, such as intratumoral delivery. He has been involved in the development of recommendations for the research and clinical management of hepatocellular carcinoma, and recently co-authored the white papers, “Design and Endpoints in Clinical Trials in Hepatocellular Carcinoma” (2008), “Modified RECIST (mRECIST) Assessment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma” (2010), and “EASL-EORTC Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma” (2012). Riccardo Lencioni has published 190 articles in peer-reviewed international journals and 61 textbook chapters, and is the editor of nine books.

Mario Sznol, MD: Yale University – Smilow Cancer Center, New Haven

Dr. Sznol is currently professor of internal medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, co-director of the Yale Melanoma Program, and co-director of Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer. He is an investigator in several clinical trials at the Yale Cancer Center, including those focusing on immunotherapy and novel agents. Dr. Sznol has an international reputation in cancer drug development with expertise in cancer immunotherapy and the treatment of patients with melanoma and renal cell carcinoma. Dr. Sznol received his undergraduate degree from Rice University, trained in internal medicine and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and completed a medical oncology fellowship in the Department of Neoplastic Diseases in Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He spent the next twelve years in the Biologics Evaluation Section (BES), Investigational Drug Branch of the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and was head of the BES from 1994-1999.


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Intensity Therapeutics, Inc.
61 Wilton Road, 3rd Floor
Westport, CT 06880

Tel. (203) 221-7377
Fax (203) 664-1051


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Who we are

Intensity Therapeutics is a clinical development stage company.  We are seeking partnerships/investors interested in advancing the company’s anti-cancer platform technology and lead product INT230-6.


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