WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Syndax," the "Company" or "we") (Nasdaq: SNDX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing an innovative pipeline of cancer therapies, today announced that data from the PD-(L)1 refractory non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cohort of ENCORE 601 will be presented at the upcoming International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) being held September 23-26, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. ENCORE 601 is a Phase 1b/2 trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of entinostat, the Company's class I selective HDAC inhibitor, in combination with KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab), Merck's anti-PD-1 (programmed death receptor-1) therapy, across multiple cohorts of PD-(L)1 treatment-naïve and pre-treated cancers, including NSCLC, melanoma and microsatellite stable colorectal cancer.
The accepted abstract is available on the World Conference on Lung Cancer website at https://wclc2018.iaslc.org/. Updated data will be presented at the conference.
Title: Efficacy/Safety of Entinostat (ENT) and Pembrolizumab (PEMBRO) in NSCLC Patients Previously Treated with Anti-PD-(L)1 Therapy
Presenter: Matthew D. Hellmann, M.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Track: Advanced NSCLC
Session: OA05 - Clinical Trials in IO
Presentation Number: OA05.01
Date and Time: September 24, 2018 1:30 - 1:40 PM ET
About Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Syndax Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing an innovative pipeline of cancer therapies. The Company is developing its lead product candidate, entinostat, a once-weekly, oral, small molecule, class I HDAC inhibitor, in combination with exemestane and several approved PD-1/PD-L1 antagonists. The Company's pipeline also includes SNDX-6352, a monoclonal antibody that blocks the colony stimulating factor 1 (CSF-1) receptor, as well as a portfolio of potent and selective inhibitors targeting the binding interaction of Menin with MLLr. For more information, please visit www.syndax.com or follow the Company on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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