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Prospect Therapeutics' In Vitro Studies Demonstrate that GCS-100 Drug Binds to and Blocks the Effects of Galectin-3
Date:6/15/2009

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn") announced today that in vitro studies have demonstrated that GCS-100 binds to and blocks the effects of galectin-3. Galectin-3 plays an important role in tumor cell survival, new blood vessel growth, cell proliferation and tumor metastasis, which is the spread of cancer beyond its primary site. As a result, this product candidate may have multiple benefits in combating cancer cells, including:

  • Induction of apoptosis

  • Inhibition of angiogenesis

  • Inhibition of cancer cell proliferation

  • Inhibition of metastasis

The intellectual property, regulatory dossier, fixed assets and clinical inventory of Prospect will be sold at auction on Monday, June 29, 2009 at 12:00 noon.

Persons interested in bidding must sign a Confidentiality Agreement ("CA") obtained from Finn's Office - jffinnjr@earthlink.net or 781-237-8840. They will then receive a bid package.

About Prospect Therapeutics, Inc.

Prospect's lead product candidate, GCS-100, is a carbohydrate molecule designed to inhibit the activity of galectin-3, a protein found in high concentration in a broad range of human cancers and whose over-expression is associated with poor prognosis in cancer patients.

About Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A.

Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. is the founding partner of the firm, Finn, Warnke & Gayton, Certified Public Accountants of Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. He works pri
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