CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and BEIJING, China, Nov. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ: BGNE; HKEX: 06160), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative molecularly-targeted and immuno-oncology drugs for the treatment of cancer, today announced it will present data on its investigational PARP inhibitor pamiparib at the 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO), being held November 15-18 in New Orleans, LA. Discovered by BeiGene, pamiparib is currently in global clinical development as a monotherapy and in combination with other agents for a variety of solid tumor malignancies.
||Phase 1b/2 study to assess the clinical effects of pamiparib (BGB-290) in combination with radiation therapy (RT) and/or temozolomide (TMZ) in patients with newly diagnosed or recurrent/refractory glioblastoma (GBM)
||Concurrent Session 2A: Adult Clinical Trials I/Trials in Development
||Friday, November 16
||2:25-2:30 pm CT
||Kent Shih, M.D.
Pamiparib (BGB-290) is an investigational inhibitor of PARP1 and PARP2 which has demonstrated pharmacological properties such as brain penetration and PARP-DNA complex trapping in preclinical models. Discovered by BeiGene scientists in Beijing, pamiparib is currently in global clinical development as a monotherapy and in combination with other agents for a variety of solid tumor malignancies.
BeiGene is a global, commercial-stage, research-based biotechnology company focused on molecularly-targeted and immuno-oncology cancer therapeutics. With a team of over 1,700 employees in China, the United States, Australia and Switzerland, BeiGene is advancing a pipeline consisting of novel oral small molecules and monoclonal antibodies for cancer. BeiGene is also working to create combination solutions aimed to have both a meaningful and lasting impact on cancer patients. BeiGene markets ABRAXANE® (nanoparticle albumin–bound paclitaxel), REVLIMID® (lenalidomide), and VIDAZA® (azacitidine) in China under a license from Celgene Corporation.1
1ABRAXANE®, REVLIMID®, and VIDAZA® are registered trademarks of Celgene Corporation.