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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED) will present new data related to its clinical and preclinical immuno-oncology and anti-cancer stem cell therapeutic candidates in a total of six presentations at the upcoming American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Meeting to be held April 1-5, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Among the presentations will be three posters detailing preclinical data for OncoMed’s novel anti-TIGIT (OMP-313M32) immuno-oncology therapeutic candidate. These will be the first data that the company has shared publicly for its anti-TIGIT antibody program. New data will also be presented on biomarker research associated with the Phase 1b portion of OncoMed’s tarextumab (anti-Notch2/3, OMP-59R5) clinical trial in small cell lung cancer and OncoMed’s preclinical GITRL-Fc trimer (OMP-336B11) program. In addition, xenograft data will be presented for anti-RSPO3 (OMP-131R10) in combination with taxane chemotherapy in colorectal cancer.
The following abstracts have been selected for presentation by OncoMed scientists:
Sunday, April 2, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Title: Pharmacodynamic biomarkers for anti-TIGIT treatment and prevalence of TIGIT expression in multiple solid tumor types
Presenting author: Fiore Cattaruzza, Pharm. D., Ph.D., Senior Scientist II, Translational Medicine
Abstract Number: 599
Session: T-cell Immunity to Cancer: New Progress
Location: Poster section 26; Poster board 3
Monday, April 3, 2017 8:00 AM - Noon
Title: Antibody against TIGIT (T-cell immunoreceptor with Ig and ITIM domains) induces anti-tumor immune response and generates long-term immune memory
Presenting author: Angie Inkyung Park, Ph.D., Senior Director Immunotherapy
Abstract Number: 2003
Session: Tumor Microenvironment
Location: Poster section 44; Poster board 18
Title: Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) in patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer and their association with clinical outcome
Abstract number: 1727
Presenting author: Chun Zhang, Ph.D., Director, Translational Medicine
Session: Liquid Biopsies 1: Circulating Tumor Cells
Location: Poster section 30; Poster board 17
Title: R-SPONDIN3 antagonism sensitizes colorectal cancer to taxane treatment
Abstract Number: 1911
Presenting author: Marcus Fischer, Scientist
Session: Normal and Neoplastic Stem Cells
Location: Poster section 41; Poster board 12
Monday, April 3, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Title: Anti-TIGIT induces T cell mediated anti-tumor immune response and combines with immune checkpoint inhibitors to enhance strong and long term anti-tumor immunity
Abstract number: 2612
Presenting author: Minu Srivastava, Ph.D., Senior Scientist II
Session: Checkpoints 2: Small Molecule Inhibitors (Note: anti-TIGIT is a monoclonal antibody)
Location: Poster section 25; Poster board 1
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 8:00 AM - Noon
Title: Prevalence of GITR expression and pharmacodynamic (PD) biomarkers in syngeneic tumor models treated by a GITR agonist (GITRL-Fc)
Abstract number: 5621
Presenting author: Min Wang, Ph.D., Director, Translational Medicine
Session: Immune Checkpoints and Immunosurveillance
Location: Poster section 25; Poster board 23
About OncoMed Pharmaceuticals
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel anti-cancer stem cell and immuno-oncology therapeutics. OncoMed has internally discovered a broad pipeline of investigational drugs intended to address the fundamental biology driving cancer’s growth, resistance, recurrence and metastasis. Demcizumab (anti-DLL4, OMP-21M18), tarextumab (anti-Notch2/3, OMP-59R5), anti-DLL4/VEGF bispecific (OMP-305B83), vantictumab (anti-FZD7, OMP-18R5), ipafricept (FZD8-Fc, OMP-54F28), anti-RSPO3 (OMP-131R10) and anti-TIGIT (OMP-313M32) are part of the company’s strategic alliances with Celgene Corporation, Bayer Pharma AG and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). OncoMed is independently developing brontictuzumab (anti-Notch1, OMP-52M51) and GITRL-Fc (OMP-336B11), as well as continuing to pursue new drug discovery research efforts. For further information about OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, please see www.oncomed.com.
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