Potent Anti-tumor PARP Inhibitor Discovered by LEAD Therapeutics, Inc.  
11/16/2009 9:32:19 AM

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. & SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LEAD Therapeutics, a privately held drug discovery company, today announced the discovery of a novel, orally available, PARP inhibitor with potent anti-tumor activity both as single-agent treatment and in combination with chemotherapy drugs. The new compound, designated LT-673, is in preclinical development as a potential cancer therapeutic.