LEXINGTON, Mass., March 07, 2017 (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 release its fourth quarter and year-end 2016 financial results on Thursday, March 9, 2017, before the U.S. financial markets open. The Company's management will also host a conference call on the same day at 8:30 a.m. EST, to review its various pipeline programs, including CUDC-907, a dual HDAC/ PI3K inhibitor, CA-170, an oral small molecule antagonist of PD-L1/VISTA and other molecules under collaboration with Aurigene, and its partnered program, Erivedge® (vismodegib). The Company's management will also review its financial results as of and for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016.
To access the live conference call, please dial (877) 868-1829 from the United States or (253) 237-1135 from other locations, shortly before 8:30 a.m. EST. The conference ID number is 84640331. The conference call can also be accessed on the Curis website at www.curis.com in the Investors section.
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, including its lead development candidate, CUDC-907, a dual HDAC and PI3K inhibitor that is being investigated in clinical studies in patients with lymphomas and solid tumors. Curis is also engaged in a broad collaboration with Aurigene in the areas of immuno-oncology and precision oncology. As part of this collaboration, Curis has exclusive licenses to oral small molecule antagonists of the PD1 and VISTA pathways, including PDL1/VISTA antagonist CA-170, and oral small molecule antagonists of the PD1 and TIM3 pathways, including PDL1/TIM3 antagonist CA-327, as well as to molecules designed to inhibit the IRAK4 kinase, including CA-4948. CA-170 is currently undergoing testing in a Phase 1 trial in patients with advanced solid tumors and lymphomas. 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.
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