SAN DIEGO and TOKYO, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEIP), a late-stage pharmaceutical company focused on advancing new therapies for cancer, and Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. (Kyowa Kirin, TSE: 4151), a global specialty pharmaceutical company creating innovative medical solutions utilizing the latest biotechnology, today announced that updated Phase 1b data on ME-401, its investigational oral phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase delta (PI3Kδ) inhibitor drug-candidate in clinical development for the treatment of follicular lymphoma and other B-cell malignancies, will be presented in a poster session at the Virtual Edition of the 25th European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Congress to be held June 11 to June 14, 2020.
Presentation at EHA25 Virtual Congress
Title: The PI3kδ Inhibitor ME-401 is Well-Tolerated on Intermittent Schedule and Produces a High-Rate of Durable Responses in Relapsed/Refractory (R/R) Indolent B-Cell Malignancies Session Title: Indolent and mantle-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma - Clinical Authors: John Pagel, et. al. Abstract ID: EP1174 Session Type: Poster
The abstract is available on the EHA Annual Congress website. Presentations and posters will be available on the EHA website for on-demand viewing beginning on June 12, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. ET.
About MEI Pharma MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP) is a late-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing potential new therapies for cancer. Our portfolio of drug candidates contains four clinical-stage assets, including one candidate in an ongoing global registration trial and another candidate in a Phase 2 clinical trial which may support an accelerated approval marketing application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Each of our pipeline candidates leverages a different mechanism of action with the objective of developing therapeutic options that are: (1) differentiated, (2) address unmet medical needs and (3) deliver improved benefit to patients either as standalone treatments or in combination with other therapeutic options. For more information, please visit www.meipharma.com.
About Kyowa Kirin Kyowa Kirin commits to innovative drug discovery driven by state-of-the-art technologies. The company focuses on creating new value in four therapeutic areas: nephrology, oncology, immunology/allergy and neurology. Under the Kyowa Kirin brand, employees from 40 group companies across North America, EMEA and Asia/Oceania unite to champion the interests of patients and their caregivers by discovering solutions to address unmet medical needs. You can learn more about the business of Kyowa Kirin at www.kyowakirin.com.
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