FOR THE RECORD: This story originally published an incorrect photo for Kristina Trujillo, a research assistant professor at UNM’s Health Sciences Center whose cancer-fighting technology is the basis of a new company, ExoVita Biosciences Inc.
The New Mexico Start-Up Factory announced Wednesday it has launched ExoVita Biosciences, Inc., which is developing cancer treatments based on technology developed by a University of New Mexico professor.
The treatments enlist the body’s own defenses in eliminating cancerous growths, according to a news release.
The technology was developed by Kristina Trujillo, PhD, a research assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the UNM’s Health Sciences Center.
ExoVita has an exclusive option-to-license agreement for the technology with STC.UNM, the university’s technology transfer and economic development organization.