FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Covington, KY April 16, 2018
Bexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on rare brain tumors, announced today that the four abstracts submitted for presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting held June 1-5, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois have all been accepted.
One of the accepted presentations is entitled “First-in-human, First-in-class Phase 1a Study of BXQ-350 for Solid Tumors and Gliomas”.
The ASCO Annual Meeting brings together more than 32,000 oncology professionals from around the world to discuss state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing controversies in the field.
BXQ-350 is a unique formulation of a synthetically produced, human lysosomal protein, Saposin C (sphingolipid activator protein, or SapC), and the phospholipid dioleoylphosphatidylserine (DOPS).
About Bexion Pharmaceuticals
Bexion Pharmaceuticals is a privately-held biotech company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative cures for cancer. Bexion’s first-in-class biologic, BXQ-350, has demonstrated selective tumor targeting with the potential for clinical efficacy in a broad range of cancers. In 2013 the NCI awarded Bexion a prestigious “Bridge Award” of $3MM to support testing of BXQ-350 in the clinic. In February 2015, the FDA granted Bexion Orphan Drug status for Saposin C, the active ingredient in its proprietary drug BXQ-350, for the potential treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a type of brain cancer. In June 2015, Bexion won a Tibbett’s Award by the Small Business Administration for exemplifying the very best in innovation. For more information, visit www.bexionpharma.com
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