- Presentation to Include Partnering Strategy and Process for Picoplatin -
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced that Ronald Martell, president and chief operating officer, will present at the BIO International Convention on Tuesday, May 19, at 3:20 p.m. Eastern Time in Atlanta. Mr. Martell will provide an overview of the Company's lead product candidate, picoplatin, and outline the Company's partnering strategy and process for picoplatin.
"We believe that picoplatin's potential for technical, clinical and regulatory success in small cell lung cancer and the upcoming proof-of-concept data in the colorectal and prostate cancers programs make the compound an attractive partnering asset to pharmaceutical and biotech companies," said Mr. Martell. "We are seeking a global development and commercialization partnership for picoplatin with co-development and U.S. co-promotion rights. This global partner would share our vision that picoplatin represents a pipeline in a product and enable us to maximize the value of picoplatin worldwide."
About Poniard Pharmaceuticals
Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative oncology products to impact the lives of people with cancer. Picoplatin, the Company's lead platform product candidate, is a new generation platinum chemotherapy. To date, clinical studies suggest that picoplatin has an improved safety profile relative to existing platinum-based cancer therapies. Picoplatin is designed to overcome platinum resistance associated with chemotherapy in solid tumors, and is being studied in multiple cancer indications, combinatio
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