Salarius Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor ConferencesPresentations Will Highlight Corporate and Clinical Progress
HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Salarius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLRX), a clinical-stage oncology company targeting cancers caused by dysregulated gene expression, today announced its participation at two upcoming investor conferences during the month of September.
During these presentations, David Arthur, Chief Executive Officer of Salarius Pharmaceuticals, will provide an overview of Salarius’ business and highlight recent achievements, as well as anticipated upcoming clinical program milestones. The Company’s lead drug candidate, seclidemstat, is a reversible LSD1 inhibitor being studied in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in Ewing sarcoma, a rare and deadly pediatric bone cancer, and a second trial in advanced solid tumors (AST). Both studies are in dose escalation, and thus far, seclidemstat has shown a tolerable safety profile with dose-proportional increases in patient exposure levels.
Members of the Salarius management team will be available to participate in one-on-one virtual meetings with investors who are registered to attend the conferences.
Details of Salarius’ presentations are as follows:
|H.C. Wainwright 22nd Annual Global Investment Conference|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 16, 2020|
|Time:||3:30 PM (ET)|
|Virtual Life Science Investor Forum|
|Date:||Thursday, September 17, 2020|
|Time:||2:00 PM (ET)|
The live webcast of each presentation will be available by clicking the provided link or visiting the upcoming events section of the Company’s website.
About Salarius Pharmaceuticals
Salarius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage oncology company targeting cancers caused by dysregulated gene expression and is developing treatments for patients that need them the most. Epigenetics refers to the regulatory system that affects gene expression. Salarius’ lead candidate, seclidemstat, is currently in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial for relapsed/refractory Ewing sarcoma, for which it has received Fast Track Designation, Orphan Drug Designation and Rare Pediatric Disease Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Salarius is also developing seclidemstat for several cancers with high unmet medical need, with a second Phase 1/2 clinical study in advanced solid tumors, including prostate, breast, and ovarian cancers. Salarius has received financial support from the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation to advance the Ewing sarcoma clinical program and is also the recipient of an $18.7 million Product Development Award from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). For more information, please visit salariuspharma.com.
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