NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BeyondSpring Inc. (NASDAQ:BYSI), a global, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative cancer therapies, announced today that the Company will present clinical data on its lead asset, Plinabulin, during a poster presentation at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer, being held September 23 to 26, 2018, in Toronto.
Title: “Plinabulin, a Novel Immuno-Oncology Agent Mitigates Docetaxel Chemotherapy-Induced-Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients”
First Author: Dr. Douglas Blayney
Poster Session: P1.01 – Advanced NSCLC
Date: Monday, September 24, 2018
Time: 9:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building, Exhibit Hall, 255 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6, Canada
BeyondSpring is a global, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative immuno-oncology cancer therapies with a robust pipeline from internal development and from collaboration with University of Washington in de novo drug discovery using a ubiquitination platform. BeyondSpring’s lead asset, Plinabulin, is in a Phase 3 global clinical trial as a direct anticancer agent in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and two Phase 2/3 clinical programs in the prevention of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (CIN). BeyondSpring has a seasoned management team with many years of experience bringing drugs to the global market.
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