TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OBI Pharma, Inc. (TPEx: 4174), a leader in Glycosphingolipid Immuno-Oncology therapeutics targeting the Globo Series antigens (Globo H and SSEA-4) and chemotherapeutics targeting AKR1C3, today announced a scientific presentation will be held for OBI-999 (anti-Globo H targeted ADC) at the World ADC Digital Scientific meeting on Sept 16, 2020.
The scientific presentation titled, "A Novel Globo H-targeting Antibody-drug Conjugate: OBI 999" with a follow-up live discussion and question session will be led by Ming-Tain Lai, PhD. Chief Scientific Officer at OBI Pharma. The presentation will highlight the results from pre-clinical studies of OBI Pharma's first-in-class anti-Globo H antibody drug conjugate (OBI-999), including animal efficacy and safety data, supporting the ongoing Phase 1/2 human study ongoing at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX (USA).
"OBI Pharma is proud to present at the prestigious 2020 World ADC Digital conference for OBI-999, our novel anti-Globo H first-in-class ADC cancer therapeutic. We look forward to providing future updates of our ongoing clinical studies, which could provide an important cancer ADC therapeutic option to patients suffering from cancer worldwide," stated Ming-Tain Lai, PhD.
Title: A Novel Globo H-targeting Antibody-drug Conjugate: OBI-999
Presenter: Ming-Tain Lai, PhD. Chief Scientific Officer at OBI Pharma, Inc. Taipei, Taiwan.
Presentation Date and Time: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. 11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Eastern Time
Live Discussion & Question Session: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time
The above presentation will be made available online at www.obipharma.com.
About OBI Pharma
OBI Pharma, Inc., is a Taiwan biopharmaceutical company that was established in 2002. Its mission is to develop and license novel therapeutic agents for unmet medical needs against cancer targets such as Globo Series (including Globo H, SSEA-3 and SSEA-4), AKR1C3, and other promising targets.
The company's novel first-in-class immuno-oncology portfolio against Globo H includes: Adagloxad Simolenin (formerly OBI-822) and OBI-833, a Globo H active immunotherapy vaccine; OBI-888 (Globo H mAb) and OBI-999 (Globo H ADC). The company's novel first-in-class AKR1C3 targeted therapy is OBI-3424 (small-molecule prodrug) that selectively releases a potent DNA alkylating agent in the presence of the aldo-keto reductase 1C3 (AKR1C3) enzyme. Additional information can be found at www.obipharma.com.
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