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Point Therapeutics Announces Preclinical Data Presentations at,Upcoming American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 13, 2007 - Point Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: POTP) today reported the upcoming presentation of preclinical data at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) taking place in Los Angeles, California, April 14-18, 2007. The AACR poster presentations report on preclinical studies on talabostat's novel mechanism of action.

Additional details for the AACR presentations are as follows:

Presentation Date and Time: Monday, April 16, 2007, 8:00 AM -12:00 PM PT

Abstract #1894: Immune mechanisms of action of talabostat: a dipeptidyl peptidase targeted anti-tumor agent

Presentation Date and Time: Wednesday, April 18, 2007, 8:00 AM -12:00 PM PT

Abstract #5622: The anti-tumor potential of inhibitors of the DASH proteases in a mouse model of human breast cancer

The posters associated with the abstracts will be available on the Point Therapeutics' web site at www.pther.com immediately following their presentation.

About Point Therapeutics, Inc.:

Point is a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company currently studying its lead product candidate, talabostat, in two Phase 3 double blind, placebo-controlled trials in non-small cell lung cancer and in a Phase 2 trial in combination with gemcitabine in metastatic pancreatic cancer. Point has also studied talabostat in several Phase 2 trials, including as a single-agent in metastatic melanoma, in combination with cisplatin in metastatic melanoma and in combination with rituximab in advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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Point Therapeutics, Inc.
Sarah Cavanaugh, 617-933-7508
Director, Corporate Communications


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