Faron to Host Webcast to Discuss New Data From Phase I/II BEXMAB Study of Bexmarilimab and Provide Update on the Development Outlook for Next 6-9 Months
TURKU, Finland and BOSTON, Oct. 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Faron Pharmaceuticals Oy (AIM: FARN, First North: FARON), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering macrophage re-programming for effective cancer immunotherapies, today announces it will host a virtual call for investors to provide an update on the most recent Phase I/II BEXMAB data in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) on Wednesday, October 11 at 08.00 EST/13.00 BST/15.00 EEST.The new data consists of the Phase 1/2, part one, with leukemia patients treated with weekly dosing of bexmarilimab. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions during the webcast.
To register for the webcast, please visit: https://faron.videosync.fi/recent-bexmab-results-and-future-outlook-event or contact the IR team for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Bexmarilimab is Faron's wholly owned, investigational immunotherapy designed to overcome resistance to existing treatments and optimize clinical outcomes, by targeting myeloid cell function and igniting the immune system. Bexmarilimab binds to Clever-1, an immunosuppressive receptor found on macrophages leading to tumor growth and metastases (i.e. helps cancer evade the immune system). By targeting the Clever-1 receptor on macrophages, bexmarilimab alters the tumor microenvironment, reprogramming macrophages from an immunosuppressive (M2) state to an immunostimulatory (M1) one, upregulating interferon production and priming the immune system to attack tumors and sensitizing cancer cells to standard of care.
*About Faron Pharmaceuticals Ltd.*
Faron (AIM: FARN, First North: FARON) is a global, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering macrophage re-programming for effective cancer immunotherapies. Its mission is to bring the promise of immunotherapy to a broader population by uncovering novel ways to control and harness the power of the immune system. The Company’s lead asset is bexmarilimab, a novel anti-Clever-1 humanized antibody, with the potential to remove immunosuppression of cancers through targeting myeloid cell function. Bexmarilimab is being investigated in a Phase I/II clinical trial as a potential therapy for patients with hematological cancers in combination with other standard treatments. Further information is available at www.faron.com.
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