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Karyopharm Therapeutics (KPTI) Announces Initiation Of A Phase 1 Study Of Decitabine (Dacogen®) And Selinexor (KPT-330) In Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)


4/16/2014 9:32:40 AM

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NATICK, Mass., April 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:KPTI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel first-in-class drugs directed against nuclear transport targets for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases, today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 combination trial of its novel, oral Selective Inhibitor of Nuclear Export (SINE) compound Selinexor (KPT-330) in combination with the DNA methylation inhibitor decitabine (DacogenĀ®) in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and in patients age =60 years with newly diagnosed AML. The study is being conducted at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center under the direction of principal investigator Ramiro Garzon, MD, Associate Professor.

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