Selected for oral presentation and two media highlight spots at AACR press
TORONTO, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ARIUS Research Inc., (TSX: ARI), a biotechnology company discovering and developing the next wave of antibody therapeutics, today announced that it has been selected to deliver a proffered paper in an oral presentation on one of the six abstracts it will present at the AACR-NCI-EORTC 2007 International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, held on October 22nd-26th in San Francisco. The Company will deliver presentations that will disclose new findings related to its CD44, TROP-2, CD59, CD9 and MCSP antibody programs. ARIUS scientists have also been selected to discuss two of the Company's abstracts at the AACR press conference.
"The inclusion of six ARIUS abstracts, two media highlight spots and one oral presentation in this year's AACR-NCI-EORTC conference is an important accomplishment for our Company, reflecting the high quality of our research and the scientific community's interest in our programs," said Dr. David Young, President and CEO. "We are especially proud that our Trop-2 Signal Transduction Program abstract was one of only 12 selected from more than 900 abstracts for presentation as a proffered paper. Being chosen for an oral presentation slot at this important conference is a highly-regarded achievement and will attract greater attention to our cancer drug portfolio."
ARIUS scientists Dr. Amandine Truong, Ph.D. and Dr. Baldwin Mak, Ph.D. will discuss the Company's findings for the following two abstracts at the AACR press conference on Thursday, October 25th at 9:30 a.m. PT.
"AR47A6.4.2, a functional naked monoclonal antibody targeting Trop-2,
demonstrates in vivo efficacy in human pancreatic, colon, breast and
prostate cancer models." Proffered Paper Session 3, Thursday, October 25,
2007 from 5:15 - 5:30 p.m. in the T
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