BOSTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / November 5, 2019 / Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PIRS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing novel biotherapeutics through its proprietary Anticalin® technology platform for respiratory diseases, cancer and other indications, today announced that the Company will present phase 1 dose-escalation monotherapy data for PRS-343, a 4-1BB/HER2 bispecific for the treatment of HER2-positive solid tumors, in a late-breaking oral presentation session at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Annual Meeting in National Harbor, Maryland.
"We are pleased to have had our abstract accepted as one of the few late-breaking podium presentations at the conference, and we look forward to sharing an updated dataset for the program on November 9th, including safety, PK, biomarker, and clinical response data for patients enrolled in the highest dose cohorts," said Stephen S. Yoder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pieris.
Title: A Phase 1 Dose Escalation Study of PRS-343, a HER2/4-1BB Bispecific Molecule, in Patients with HER2-positive Malignancies
Date/Time: Saturday, November 9, 2019, 11:50 AM EST
Location: Potomac Ballroom, Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland
The presentation will be made available on the publications section of the Company's website at www.pieris.com.
About Pieris Pharmaceuticals:
Pieris is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that discovers and develops Anticalin protein-based drugs to target validated disease pathways in a unique and transformative way. Our pipeline includes inhalable Anticalin proteins to treat respiratory diseases and immuno-oncology multi-specifics tailored for the tumor microenvironment. Proprietary to Pieris, Anticalin proteins are a novel class of therapeutics validated in the clinic and by partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies. Anticalin® is a registered trademark of Pieris. For more information, visit www.pieris.com.
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