HOLON, Israel, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ: CGEN), a clinical-stage cancer immunotherapy company and a leader in predictive target discovery, today announced that Eran Ophir, Ph.D., Vice President Research and Drug Discovery at Compugen, will participate at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Targets for Cancer Immunotherapy: A Deep Dive Seminar Series. Dr. Ophir will take part in the seminar titled, The TIGIT Pathway: A Deep Dive in Cancer Immunotherpy Targets, that will take place online on June, 29, 2021 at 2:00-4:00 pm EDT.
The Targets for Cancer Immunotherpay: A Deep Dive Seminar Series is a series of eight online seminars to address key questions in the field of cancer immunotherapy. Each of the eight seminars will feature leaders in the immuno-oncology field who are experts in a given subject area to provide an overview of the current scientific knowledge about a therapy. An interactive Q&A session will follow the topic overview, providing participants with the opportunity to ask in-depth questions.
The seminar will be co-chaired by Jane Grogan, Ph.D., Arsenal Biosciences and Alan J. Korman, Ph.D., Vir Biotechnology and in addition to Dr. Ophir, will include Dhan Chand, Ph.D., Agenus, David A. Hafler, M.D., Yale University and Ira Mellman, Ph.D., Genentech, Inc. as participants.
Compugen is a clinical-stage therapeutic discovery and development company utilizing its broadly applicable, predictive computational discovery platforms to identify novel drug targets and develop therapeutics in the field of cancer immunotherapy. The Company's lead product candidate, COM701, a first-in-class anti-PVRIG antibody, for the treatment of solid tumors, is undergoing a Phase 1 clinical study. In addition, COM902, Compugen's antibody targeting TIGIT, is in a Phase 1 clinical study. The Company's therapeutic pipeline also includes early stage immuno-oncology programs focused largely on myeloid targets. Compugen's business model is to selectively enter into collaborations for its novel targets and related drug product candidates at various stages of research and development. The Company is headquartered in Israel, with offices in South San Francisco, CA. Compugen's shares are listed on the Nasdaq and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CGEN. For additional information, please visit Compugen's corporate website at www.cgen.com.
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