Semafore Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Presents New Clinical Data on Novel Prodrug Dual PI3K-mTOR Inhibitor in B-Cell Malignancies and Solid Tumors

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Semafore Pharmaceuticals today announced the presentation of preliminary clinical data demonstrating that SF1126 has clinical activity in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). SF1126 is a novel peptidic prodrug that converts to LY294002, one of the most widely studied small molecule inhibitors of both phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) and mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR). The results were presented at Cambridge Healthtech Institute's 8th Annual Next-Gen Kinase Inhibitors Oncology & Beyond Conference being held June 21-23, 2010, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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