MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced that Bassil Dahiyat, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, will present at the 2014 Deutsche Bank BioFEST Conference on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 4:35 p.m. EST in Boston, Massachusetts.
A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the "Events and Presentations" section in the Investors section of the company's website located at http://investors.xencor.com/events.cfm. A replay of the presentation will be posted on the Xencor website approximately one hour after the event and will be available for 30 days following the presentation.
About Xencor, Inc.
Xencor is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer. Currently, eight candidates that have been engineered with Xencor's XmAb® technology are in clinical development internally and with partners. Xencor's internally-discovered programs include: XmAb5871, in a Phase 1b/2a clinical trial for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and is in preparation for a clinical trial in IgG4-related disease; XmAb7195 in Phase 1a development for the treatment of asthma; and XmAb5574/MOR208 which has been licensed to Morphosys AG and is in Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Xencor's XmAb antibody engineering technology enables small changes to the structure of monoclonal antibodies resulting in new mechanisms of therapeutic action. Xencor partners include Merck, Janssen R&D LLC, Alexion and Boehringer Ingelheim. For more information, please visit www.xencor.com.
John Kuch, Vice President Finance, Xencor
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