Bexion Pharmaceuticals Presenting BXQ-350 Data at ASCO 2020

For Immediate Release, Covington, KY May 13, 2020

Bexion Pharmaceuticals announced today that the following three abstracts submitted to the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) have been accepted for oral or poster presentation:

Oral Presentation
Tolerability and preliminary efficacy of BXQ-350 for refractory solid tumors and high-grade gliomas: First-in-human, first-in-class phase I trial.

Session: Developmental Therapeutics—Molecularly Targeted Agents and Tumor Biology
Author(s): Olivier Rixe, John C. Morris, Robert Wesolowski, Emrullah Yilmaz, Richard Curry, Trisha M. Wise-Draper, Vinay K. Puduvalli
Abstract: 3505

Poster Presentation
A pediatric and young adult phase I dose escalation study of BXQ-350 for solid and central nervous system tumors.

Session: Central Nervous System Tumors
Author(s): Mohamed Abdelbaki, Bhuvana Setty, Mariko D. DeWire, Timothy P. Cripe, Richard Curry Abstract: 2541
Poster: 32

Poster Presentation
BXQ-350 to target to the lysosome and kill glioblastoma (GBM) cells via activation of apoptotic caspases in vitro.

Session: Developmental Therapeutics—Molecularly Targeted Agents and Tumor Biology
Author(s): Laura Felix, Timothy J. Stephens, Nikhil J. Wilkins
Abstract: 3639
Poster: 369

ASCO 2020 will be a virtual meeting held Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31.
The abstracts will be available on the ASCO website on May 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET. All posters, including poster discussions, will be available on the meeting website beginning Friday, May 29 at 8:00 am ET.

About Bexion Pharmaceuticals

Bexion Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing BXQ-350, a first-in-class agent composed of the multifunctional, lysosomal activator protein Saposin C and phosphatidylserine. BXQ-350 has demonstrated pre-clinical antitumor effects in vitro and in vivo, particularly in brain and other solid tumors, including those that may lead to brain metastases. Bexion has completed a multi-site first-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial of BXQ-350 for solid tumors and gliomas. A Phase 1 Pediatric Trial enrollment was completed in late 2019.

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