LEXINGTON, Mass., Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS), a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and effective drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers, today announced that the Company will present at Baird’s 2016 Global Healthcare Conference on September 7, 2016, at 7:55 a.m. Eastern Time in New York City.
The presentation will be held using a fireside-chat format in which Dr. Ali Fattaey, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a brief overview of the Company's pipeline of drug candidates and business strategy, after which an equity analyst will moderate a question and answer session.
A corresponding webcast of the presentation can be accessed by visiting:
The webcast will be archived shortly after the live event and available for 30 days following the conference, and also available for 30 days on the Investor Relations section of the Curis website at www.curis.com.
About Curis, Inc.
Curis is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and effective drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers. The company’s clinical drug candidates include CUDC-907, which is being investigated in a Phase 2 trial in patients with Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma, or DLBCL, and in a separate Phase 1 trial in patients with solid tumors. As part of a broad collaboration with Aurigene, Curis has exclusive licenses to oral small molecule antagonists of the PD-1 and VISTA pathways, including the drug candidate PD-L1/VISTA antagonist CA-170, which is currently being investigated in a Phase 1 trial as a once daily oral capsule in patients with solid tumors or lymphoma. Curis also has an exclusive license to molecules designed to inhibit IRAK4, including CA-4948, currently in the pre-IND stage of development. Curis is also party to a collaboration with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, under which Genentech and Roche are commercializing Erivedge® for the treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma, and are further developing Erivedge in other diseases including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and myelofibrosis.
For more information, visit Curis' website at www.curis.com.
For More Information: James E. Dentzer Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer Curis, Inc. 617-503-6597 firstname.lastname@example.org Media Contact David Schull Russo Partners (212) 845-4271 email@example.com