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OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OMED) Granted Broad FZD-Fc Composition-Of-Matter And Use Patent In U.S.



7/2/2014 7:15:21 AM

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMED), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapeutics that target cancer stem cells (CSCs), or tumor-initiating cells, today announced the issuance of a broad U.S. patent relating to FZD-Fc soluble receptors, including OncoMed's clinical-stage candidate ipafricept (FZD8-Fc, OMP-54F28). The new patent, U.S. Patent No. 8,765,913, includes claims covering certain FZD-Fc compositions of matter, as well as claims covering methods of treating cancer with such soluble receptors. Polynucleotides encoding the claimed FZD-Fc polypeptides and cells producing such polypeptides are also covered.

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