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Proteolix Announces Clinical Results With Carfilzomib to be Reported at ASH 2007 Annual Meeting
Date:12/6/2007

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc. announced today that data from two Phase 1 clinical studies using intravenous carfilzomib (PR-171) are to be presented at the 2007 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, December 8-10, 2007. Carfilzomib is a potent and selective proteasome inhibitor currently being investigated for the treatment of multiple myeloma, lymphoma and solid tumors.

Robert Z. Orlowski, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Melissa Alsina, M.D., of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, will be presenting data from two Phase 1 clinical studies in relapsed and refractory hematologic malignancies on Monday, December 10 beginning at 11:00 am and 11:30 am EST, respectively, in a session entitled "Novel Therapies in Relapsed Myeloma." Additional information about the 2007 ASH Annual Meeting can be found on the ASH website at http://www.hematology.org/meetings/2007.

"We are very pleased that carfilzomib can be dosed on a consecutive-day schedule in humans, as was predicted by animal studies," said Susan M. Molineaux, Ph.D., President and CEO of Proteolix. "These early results showing single-agent activity in myeloma indicate the potential of this product candidate to help persons afflicted with the disease. We look forward to data throughout 2008 from ongoing Phase 1b and 2 studies in multiple myeloma, lymphoma and solid tumors."

About Proteolix

Proteolix, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and marketing pharmaceutical products that target certain cancer and immunological conditions by inhibiting the proteasome and thereby disrupting protein turnover in cells. In addition to its lead product candidate, carfilzomib (PR-171), which is delivered intravenously and is currently in multiple clinical trials to evaluate its safety and efficacy in different types of cancer, Proteolix is developing next-generation proteasome inhibitors, including an oral proteasome inhibitor and a selective immunoproteasome inhibitor, to expand the therapeutic potential of this target class. Proteolix is headquartered in South San Francisco. For more information, please visit the Company's website at http://www.proteolix.com.

Contact: Stephen Brady, Executive Director of Business and Legal Affairs,

650-266-2621.


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