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Agios (AGIO) Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results And Reviews Recent Progress In IDH And PKR Development Programs



11/3/2016 9:19:28 AM

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO), a leader in the fields of cancer metabolism and rare genetic metabolic disorders, today reported business highlights and financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016.

“We have made significant progress during 2016, establishing proof of concept with our lead pyruvate kinase-R (PKR) activator, executing late-stage clinical development for both of our lead isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) mutant inhibitors in hematologic malignancies and strengthening our balance sheet through our recent financing," said David Schenkein, M.D., chief executive officer at Agios. “As we head into year end, we are focused on supporting the enasidenib NDA submission with our partner Celgene and planning for our next steps in clinical development for our PKR and IDH portfolios based on data we will present at a number of upcoming medical meetings this quarter.”

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