ADVISORY, Nov. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:MACK), a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company with a robust oncology treatment pipeline, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. On October 22, 2015, Merrimack received FDA approval of its first therapy, ONIVYDE™ (irinotecan liposome injection), in combination with fluorouracil and leucovorin, for the treatment of patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas after disease progression on gemcitabine-based therapy.
In honor of this achievement, Robert Mulroy, Chief Executive Officer and President will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, November 5, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Merrimack Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: MACK):
Merrimack is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that views cancer as a complex engineering challenge. Through systems biology, which brings together the fields of biology, computing and engineering, Merrimack aims to decrease uncertainty in drug development and clinical validation, and move discovery efforts beyond trial and error. Such an approach has the potential to make individualized treatment of patients a reality. Merrimack's first commercial product, ONIVYDETM (irinotecan liposome injection), was approved by the U.S. FDA on October 22, 2015. With four additional candidates in clinical studies, several in preclinical development and multiple biomarkers designed to support patient selection, Merrimack is building one of the most robust oncology pipelines in the industry. For more information, please visit Merrimack's website at www.merrimack.com or connect on Twitter at @MerrimackPharma.
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