SuperGen to Highlight Oncology Pipeline Data in Multiple Presentations at the American Society of Hematology's 49th Annual Meeting
DUBLIN, Calif., Dec. 3, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SuperGen Inc. (Nasdaq: SUPG), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, rapid development and commercialization of therapies for solid tumors and hematological malignancies, today announced that multiple abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the American Society of Hematology's 49th Annual Meeting from Dec. 8-11 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
The poster presentations will focus on data regarding two of SuperGen's current oncology programs that target PIM and JAK2 kinases in hematological malignancies, respectively.
The oral presentation will focus on data from the induction of fetal hemoglobin in baboons using a novel hypomethylating agent, S110, to ameliorate symptoms associated with sickle cell anemia.
SuperGen's schedule of presentations is as follows:
Date Time (EDT)
and Abstract # and
Title Poster Number
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. #2655 - Targeting PIM 845
Dec. 9 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Kinases in Hematological
Hall B3 & B4 Malignancies
Monday, 10:30 a.m. - 7:00
p.m. #3560 - Targeting the JAK2
Dec. 10 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Kinase in Hematological
Hall B3 & B4 Malignancies
Presentation #571 - Fetal
Dec. 10 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Induction in Baboons
(P. Anubis) Following
Rooms B216 - B217 Administration of a
Based in Dublin, Calif., SuperGen, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, rapid development and commercialization of therapies for solid tumors and hematological malignancies. SuperGen is developing a number of therapeutic anticancer products focused on kinase and cell signaling inhibitors and DNA methyltransferase inhibitors. For more information about SuperGen, please visit http://www.supergen.com.
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Timothy L. Enns Mary M. Vegh
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Posted: December 2007