NATICK, Mass., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., a leader in the new field of nuclear transport modulators, announces nine presentations covering its Selective Inhibitors of Nuclear Export (SINE), oral small molecule CRM1 antagonists, at the AACR meeting on March 31 – April 4, 2012, in Chicago. The presentations are being made by academic collaborators studying the use of Karyopharm's novel SINE, along with Karyopharm scientists, for the treatment of prostate, pancreatic, melanoma, colorectal, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), and Ph+ acute leukemias. In addition, in a late breaking abstract, Dr. Cheryl London of Ohio State University will present the use of SINE compounds to treat spontaneous chemotherapy resistant canine lymphomas.
Dr. William Senapedis of Karyopharm will make an oral presentation in Experimental and Molecular Therapeutics Session 25 (Room W185 McCormick Place West Level 1) on Monday, April 2, 2012, between and 3:00 and 5:00 PM, entitled "KPT-SINE (Selective Inhibitors of Nuclear Export) induce apoptosis in colon cancer cells in vitro and in vivo through nuclear localization of Tumor Suppressor Proteins (TSPs)" (Abstract 2943).
In our first reports of activity in spontaneous chemotherapy-resistant tumors in larger animals, Dr. Cheryl London of Ohio State University will present "Preliminary results of a phase I study of the novel CRM1 inhibitors KPT-276 and KPT-335 in dogs with spontaneous cancer" on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 in the Poster Section: Late-Breaking Research: Clinical Trials (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM), Hall F (Abstract LB-232; Section 40).
All other poster presentations will take place on Monday, April 2, 2012, 8:00AM-12:00 noon in Hall F, Experimental and Molecular Therapeutics 12.
Drs. Giovanni Gravina and Claudio Festuccia of University of L'aquila, Italy, will present "Selective inhibitors of nuclear export (SINE) activate multiple tumor suppressor pathway
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