ADVISORY, July 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Verastem, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSTM), focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its Research & Development Day which is taking place on July 10th at the Millennium Broadway from 12:30pm to 3:30pm in New York City.
In honor of the occasion, Robert Forrester, President & Chief Executive Officer will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday July 10, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Verastem, Inc. Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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DL 3811 Vertical
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About Verastem, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSTM):
Verastem, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSTM) is discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells. Cancer stem cells are an underlying cause of tumor recurrence and metastasis. Verastem is developing small molecule inhibitors of signaling pathways that are critical to cancer stem cell survival and proliferation: FAK, PI3K/mTOR and Wnt. For more information, please visit www.verastem.com.
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