LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kura Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:KURA), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Troy Wilson, Ph.D., J.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the company at 11:30 a.m. EST (8:30 a.m. PST) on Monday, December 7, 2015 at the 11th Annual Livingston Conference. The conference will be held in New York at the offices of Loeb & Loeb, 345 Park Avenue.
About Kura Oncology
Kura Oncology is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of precision medicines for the treatment of solid tumors and blood cancers. Kura's pipeline consists of small molecules that target cancer signaling pathways where there is a strong scientific and clinical rationale to improve outcomes by identifying those patients most likely to benefit from treatment. The company's lead drug candidate is tipifarnib, a farnesyl transferase inhibitor that is currently in three Phase 2 clinical studies: the first study in patients with locally advanced solid tumors that carry HRAS mutations; the second study in patients with peripheral T-cell lymphomas; and the third study, an investigator-sponsored Phase 2 trial, in patients with urothelial carcinoma tumors characterized by HRAS mutations. Kura's preclinical pipeline includes KO-947, an ERK inhibitor, and a menin-MLL inhibitor program. More information about Kura Oncology may be found at www.kuraoncology.com.
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