Telik Announces Preclinical Presentation at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research

Mar 25, 2011, 19:31 ET from Telik, Inc.

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) announced that a presentation titled:

"Synthesis and biochemical characterization of novel analogues of ezatiostat hydrochloride (TLK199, Telintra®)"

will be given at the 102nd annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Orlando, Florida.  The presentation will be made on Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm in Exhibit Hall A4-C, Poster Section; Cancer Chemistry 8; Abstract # 3246.

About Telik, Inc.

Telik, Inc. of Palo Alto, CA, is a clinical stage drug development company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat cancer.  The company's most advanced drug candidate is Telintra, a modified glutathione analog intended for the treatment of hematologic disorders including myelodysplastic syndrome, and Telcyta® a cancer activated prodrug for the treatment of a variety of cancers. Telik's product candidates were discovered using its proprietary drug discovery technology, TRAP®, which enables the rapid and efficient discovery of small molecule drug candidates.

TELIK, the Telik logo, TELCYTA, TELINTRA and TRAP are trademarks or registered trademarks of Telik, Inc.

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