Curis Announces Presentation of Preclinical Data from CUDC-907, CA-170 and PD-L1/TIM-3 Antagonist and CA-4948 Programs at AACR Annual Meeting
LEXINGTON, Mass., April 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS), a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and effective drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers, today announced that Curis scientists and its collaborator, Aurigene will present data from multiple programs at the Annual Meeting of American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) to be held from April 16 - 20, 2016 in New Orleans, LA.
Curis researchers will present data for its proprietary targeted cancer drug candidate, CUDC-907, an oral inhibitor of histone deacetylase (HDAC) and phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K). Curis' collaborator, Aurigene will present data from the immuno-oncology programs, including CA-170 (previously AUPM-170), a first-in-class oral, small molecule immune checkpoint antagonist targeting programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) and V-domain Ig suppressor of T cell activation (VISTA), as well as the PD-L1/ T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin-domain containing-3 (TIM-3) antagonist program. In addition, Aurigene will present data from the interleukin-1 receptor associated kinase 4 (IRAK4) inhibitor program, including the lead compound CA-4948. Curis has exclusive licenses to CA-170 and CA-4948 under a collaboration agreement with Aurigene established in 2015.
Additional information on the presentations can be found below and abstracts can be accessed at www.aacr.org.
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