BURLINGTON, Mass., April 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ArQule, Inc. (Nasdaq:ARQL) today announced that Paolo Pucci, Chief Executive Officer, and Dr. Brian Schwartz, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Research and Development, will present at the 15th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference on April 12th, 2016, at 2:20 p.m. ET at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York, New York.
You can access the live webcast of the presentation via the “Investors & Media” section of our website, www.arqule.com, under “Events & Presentations”. A replay of the webcast will be available shortly after the conclusion of the presentation.
ArQule is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the research and development of targeted therapeutics to treat cancers and rare diseases. Our mission is to discover, develop and commercialize novel small molecule drugs in areas of high unmet need that will dramatically extend and improve the lives of our patients. Our prioritized clinical-stage pipeline consists of four drug candidates, all of which are in targeted, biomarker-defined patient populations, making ArQule a potential early leader in precision medicine. ArQule's lead product, in phase 3 clinical development, is tivantinib (ARQ 197), an oral, selective inhibitor of the c-MET receptor tyrosine kinase, for second-line treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in partnership with Daiichi Sankyo in the West and Kyowa Hakko Kirin in Asia. ArQule's proprietary pipeline includes: ARQ 092, designed to inhibit the AKT serine/threonine kinase, in phase 1 for multiple oncology indications as well as ultra-rare Proteus syndrome, in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH); ARQ 087, a multi-kinase inhibitor designed to preferentially inhibit the fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) family, in phase 2 for iCCA and in phase 1b for multiple oncology indications; and ARQ 761, a β-lapachone analog being evaluated as a promoter of NQO1-mediated programmed cancer cell necrosis, in phase 1/2 in multiple oncology indications in partnership with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. ArQule's current discovery efforts are focused on the identification and development of novel kinase inhibitors, leveraging the Company's proprietary library of compounds.
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