Navigation Links
Tracon Pharmaceuticals to Present Clinical Stage Programs at AACR 2009
Date:2/17/2009

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracon Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company that develops targeted therapies for oncology and related diseases, announced today that its three clinical stage cancer therapeutics (TRC105, TRC102, and TRC093) will be presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research this April 18-22 in Denver, Colorado. "Each program targets a unique pathway with the potential for broad application to a wide variety of cancer types, and we are pleased that all three will be presented at this year's meeting" explained Bryan Leigh, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Tracon Pharmaceuticals.

TRC105 is a chimeric IgG1 monoclonal antibody that binds CD105, a membrane receptor required for angiogenesis. By inhibiting new blood vessel formation, the antibody is expected to have activity against a wide variety of solid tumors that rely on angiogenesis to grow and metastasize. Clinical data from a phase 1 first-in-human study of TRC105 therapy for advanced cancer was recently presented at the 11th International Symposium on Anti-Angiogenic Agents in San Diego, CA by Michael S. Gordon, MD (Premiere Oncology, Scottsdale, AZ). TRC105 may also be a useful therapy for age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness in people over the age of 50.

TRC102 is a small molecule inhibitor of base excision repair that improves the therapeutic index of commonly used antimetabolite and alkylating agent chemotherapies. The molecule is currently being studied as an oral agent in combination with pemetrexed (Alimta(R)) and as an i.v. agent in combination with temozolomide (Temodar(R)).

TRC093 is a humanized IgG1 monoclonal antibody that inhibits angiogenesis, tumor growth, and metastasis by binding cleaved collagen in the extracellular matrix of cancers. This antibody is expected to address multiple solid tumor types and may also be developed for age-relate
'/>"/>

SOURCE Tracon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. The Effects of Probiotics on the Aging Digestive Tract to be Presented at Nutracon 2009
2. Altered expression of ultraconserved noncoding RNAs linked to human leukemias and carcinomas
3. Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results Teleconference and Webcast
4. Union Springs Pharmaceuticals Introduces New, More Effective Respirator
5. ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Conference Call and Webcast of Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial Results
6. DOR BioPharma Announces Potential $30 Million North American Partnership Agreement with Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals for orBec(R) in the Treatment of Graft-versus-Host Disease
7. Portola Pharmaceuticals Enters Worldwide License Agreement for Development and Commercialization of Novel Antiplatelet Drug Elinogrel
8. Valeant Pharmaceuticals to Announce 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year Results on February 24, 2009
9. Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation Acquires Santa Fe, New Mexico Plasmapheresis Center
10. Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Bavituximab Achieves Primary Endpoint in First Stage of Phase II Breast Cancer Study
11. Par Pharmaceutical Announces Outcome of the Litigation With Pentech Pharmaceuticals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... The study, The Truth Behind Variation in ... care payments for four clinical areas—congestive heart failure, acute ... and knees). Using the definition of episodes of ... program, the study examines these clinical areas within the ... , “Our study reaffirms that, in most instances, the ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Calling all runners in the Richmond, VA region. ... host a monthly Runner’s Injury Clinic at the ... the second Monday of each month through the end of ... 10 and December 8. , The clinics run from ... running shoes and attire, will receive a complimentary evaluation of ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Park Cities Pet Sitter President , ... month to reinforce best practices when communicating with fellow ... institute the meetings when she realized how much more ... over the past decade. Even with the addition ... quicker processing of customer requests and information, and ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... (SCID) can be successfully treated with a transplant of ... Sloan Kettering,s Richard J. O,Reilly, MD, a world-renowned pioneer ... be published in the July 30 issue of the ... is a group of inherited disorders that cause the ... babies no longer have the ability to fight off ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Washington, DC and Malaysia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 ... impact lives through education by LTT Global an award ... been pioneering learning on the go since 2004. , ... free and quality learning content. MMU has links ... providers, universities, organizations, NGOs’ and subject matter experts from ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Recent Research Finds a New Driver of Cost Variation in Episode Payments 2Health News:Recent Research Finds a New Driver of Cost Variation in Episode Payments 3Health News:Tidewater Physical Therapy to Host Monthly Runner’s Injury Clinic at 3 Sports Glen Allen Location 2Health News:Tidewater Physical Therapy to Host Monthly Runner’s Injury Clinic at 3 Sports Glen Allen Location 3Health News:Dallas-Based Park Cities Pet Sitter Stresses the Importance of Mindful Communication in This Month’s Staff Meetings, In Addition to Teaching the Signs of Burnout 2Health News:Dallas-Based Park Cities Pet Sitter Stresses the Importance of Mindful Communication in This Month’s Staff Meetings, In Addition to Teaching the Signs of Burnout 3Health News:Dallas-Based Park Cities Pet Sitter Stresses the Importance of Mindful Communication in This Month’s Staff Meetings, In Addition to Teaching the Signs of Burnout 4Health News:Transplantation shown to be highly effective in treating immune deficiency in children 2Health News:MyMobileUniversity Inviting Individuals, Who Are Passionate about the Universal Right to Education, to Come on Board as Goodwill Ambassadors 2Health News:MyMobileUniversity Inviting Individuals, Who Are Passionate about the Universal Right to Education, to Come on Board as Goodwill Ambassadors 3
... of getting the heart disease in higher among teenagers ... de Simone and other researchers from the New York ... communities in Arizona, Oklahoma, and North and South Dakota, ... data from examinations of 460 participants aged 14-20 years ...
... In case you thought that you were a great exercise ... of urban air pollution, you might have to do a ... an environmentalist exhaust and smoke from buses, cars etc can ... this danger is expressed by Dr. Joseph T. Cooke, Associate ...
... by researchers from Cornell University has pointed out to the ... consequence of acid rain// and alteration in the soil nature ... establishment of factories in the U.S. ,The sugar ... eastern United States because of its high-priced lumber, syrup and ...
... the area of personalized genetics will soon enable people ... //This will be possible by scanning and deciphering the ... ,This is indeed a major achievement that can ... permitting the medical specialists to advice them based on ...
... after eating (traditionally called European siesta) has been confirmed by ... levels//. ,Brain cells responsible for mind and body ... switched off after eating, and thus we are in need ... ,A tiny protein called orexins was released from ...
... sponsored conference on aviation flu has called for ... involving all relevant institutions across the globe, including ... watchers and wildlife conservation societies to check spread ... attending the conference convened by the UN Food ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Growth Of Maple Trees Affected By Acid Rain 2Health News:Growth Of Maple Trees Affected By Acid Rain 3
(Date:7/30/2014)...   Medical Equipment Solutions, Corp. are pleased ... of Defense (US Army) contract valued at over $2 ... diagnostic machine and technical support staffing. As an 8-A ... Business Administration (SBA), Medical Equipment is proud to support ... medical diagnostic equipment. The SBA 8-A certification is a ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. , July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... today announced that company management will participate in the ... Boston , Massachusetts. The conference will occur on ... About PDL BioPharma, Inc. PDL BioPharma ... primarily of its Queen et al. antibody humanization patents ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and HERZLIYA PITUACH, ... Inc. (OTCQX and NASDAQ OMX First North Premier, ... announces today that it has initiated the screening of ... trial exploring the safety and efficacy of bertilimumab in ... open-label trial will enroll 10-15 patients who will receive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Equipment Solutions Corp. Awarded $2 Million contract To Service DoD 2PDL BioPharma to Participate in Jefferies 2014 Boston Healthcare Summit 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Commences Patient Screening For Bertilimumab Phase II Clinical Trial In Bullous Pemphigoid, A Rare Auto-Immune Disease Of The Skin 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Commences Patient Screening For Bertilimumab Phase II Clinical Trial In Bullous Pemphigoid, A Rare Auto-Immune Disease Of The Skin 3Immune Pharmaceuticals Commences Patient Screening For Bertilimumab Phase II Clinical Trial In Bullous Pemphigoid, A Rare Auto-Immune Disease Of The Skin 4Immune Pharmaceuticals Commences Patient Screening For Bertilimumab Phase II Clinical Trial In Bullous Pemphigoid, A Rare Auto-Immune Disease Of The Skin 5
... A Duke University pioneer in personalized medicine at today,s ... Conference said physicians must lead the way in changing ... care. , Dr. Ralph Snyderman, director of the Duke ... personalized medicine based on genetic and other individual patient ...
... 1 This fall, dog owners in New York City ... walk in the park. Veterinarians on the Mobile Dog Heart ... with a soundproof medical unit to perform free heart examinations ... disease. , (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091001/CG85941 ) , In addition to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Personalized Medicine Expert: Don't 'Fix It,' 'Predict It' 2Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour Stopping in Central Park to Provide Free Heart Examinations 2Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour Stopping in Central Park to Provide Free Heart Examinations 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: