FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Covington, KY: September 16, 2020]
Bexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative cures for cancer announced today it will present clinical and pre-clinical electronic posters with audio presentations at the Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO) annual virtual conference to be held November 19-21, 2020.
“We are excited to share these latest clinical and research data on BXQ-350, adding increasing evidence to support its potential as a future treatment option for brain tumors,” said Ray Takigiku, CEO and President of Bexion Pharmaceuticals.
Clinical Poster Presentation
Abstract #: CTNI-78
Abstract Title: A pediatric and young adult phase I dose escalation study of BXQ-350 for solid and central nervous system tumors.
Author(s): Mohamed Abdelbaki, Bhuvana Setty, Mariko D. DeWire, Timothy P. Cripe, Richard Curry
Pre-Clinical Poster Presentation
Abstract #: EXTH-49
Abstract Title: BXQ-350 to target to the lysosome and kill glioblastoma (GBM) cells via activation of apoptotic caspases in vitro.
Author(s): Laura Felix, Timothy J. Stephens, Nikhil J. Wilkins
Posters will be released November 19, 2020 at 8:00 AM EST and will be accessible on the SNO virtual meeting platform during the days of the annual meeting to SNO meeting participants.
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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