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FASgen, Inc. Presents Ovarian Cancer Efficacy and Toxicology Data to the American Association for Cancer Research
Date:4/18/2008

fficacious against ovarian cancer tumors, is non-toxic and is a viable pharmacological candidate for anti-cancer therapy.

About FASgen, Inc.: FASgen, Inc. is a drug development company founded in 2000 by four distinguished Johns Hopkins researchers to create new therapeutic products based on the selective inhibition of fatty acid biosynthesis. The Company has the exclusive license from Johns Hopkins to more than 15 years of research in the field, which research continues under a sponsored research agreement with the University.

The Company have has designed and synthesized many compounds that selectively inhibit fatty acid biosynthesis. One group of these compounds holds great promise for new highly specific therapeutics for cancer and the lead compound, FAS31, has demonstrated remarkable efficacy in the reduction in size of tumors in eight different xenograft models, and is in final preparation for starting clinical trials. Additional compounds have the potential of specific therapeutics for obesity and related metabolic disorder. A final group of compounds have the potential of specific therapeutics for TB, including multiple drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) and latent TB infections that

affect one third of the world's population. For more information, visit FASgen's website at http://www.fasgen.com


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