SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Avelas Biosciences, Inc., a clinical stage oncology-focused platform technology company that is developing products to advance a new standard-of-care for cancer surgery and therapeutic intervention, today announced that Carmine N. Stengone, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Needham & Company 17th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. EDT (10:30 a.m. PDT) in New York City.
About Avelas Biosciences
Avelas Biosciences is a San Diego-based biotechnology company focused on developing products to advance a new standard-of-care for cancer surgery and therapeutic intervention. The company's lead candidate, AVB-620, has completed a Phase 1b clinical trial assessing safety, pharmacokinetics and fluorescence properties using tissue image analysis. A Phase 2 clinical trial for AVB-620 in breast cancer is ongoing. In addition, the company is advancing a therapeutic program, which utilizes the same technology platform. Avelas was founded on technology from Roger Y. Tsien, Ph.D., co-winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry. For additional information, please visit www.avelasbio.com.
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