Vincerx Pharma To Present Three Posters at ASH 2023 in December

  • VIP943 poster supports selectivity and safety of lead CD123 ADC, VIP943, currently in Phase 1
  • VIP924 poster shows this novel CXCR5-ADC compares favorably with other ADCs in clinical development
  • Enitociclib poster expands potential clinical indications

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vincerx Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: VINC)(“Vincerx”), a biopharmaceutical company aspiring to address the unmet medical needs of patients with cancer through paradigm-shifting therapeutics, today announced that it will present three posters related to VIP943 (NCT06034275), VIP924 (in preclinical studies), and enitociclib (in collaboration with University of Calgary) at the 65th American Society for Hematology Meeting (ASH), taking place in San Diego California from December 9 to 12, 2023.

"The three ASH 2023 posters highlight the strong scientific foundation for Vincerx’s programs. We look forward to providing new data on the robust preclinical activity of our lead antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), VIP943, which recently began enrolling patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia (R/R AML), myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), and B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-cell ALL),” said Ahmed Hamdy, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Vincerx. “In addition, we are pleased to share preclinical data related to the activity of VIP924, a first-in-class CXCR5 ADC for the treatment of B-cell malignancies. Also, in collaboration with University of Calgary, we show enitociclib’s preclinical activity in pediatric leukemia.”

Poster Presentation Information:

Title: Selectivity and Safety of VIP943: A Novel CD123-Targeting Antibody-Drug Conjugate (ADC) Using a Proprietary Linker and Payload Class
Session Name: 604. Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Resistance: Myeloid Neoplasms: Poster I
Session Date: Saturday, December 9, 2023
Presentation Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Pacific Standard Time
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Halls G-H
Publication Number: 1435
Presented by Beatrix Stelte-Ludwig, Vincerx Pharma

Title: Comparison of the CXCR5-Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC; VIP924) to a CD19-ADC and a CD79b-ADC in a Humanized Rec-1 Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) Mouse Model
Session Name: 605. Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Resistance: Lymphoid Neoplasms: Poster II
Session Date: Sunday, December 10, 2023
Presentation Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Halls G-H
Publication Number: 2809
Presented by Tibor Schomber, Vincerx Pharma

Title: Targeting CDK9 in KMT2A-Rearranged Infant Leukemia: Evidence for Activity and Drug Synergy with Enitociclib
Session Name: 616. Acute Myeloid Leukemias: Investigational Therapies, Excluding Transplantation and Cellular Immunotherapies: Poster III
Session Date: Monday, December 11, 2023
Presentation Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Halls G-H
Publication Number: 4293
Presented by Ritul Sharma, University of Calgary

About Vincerx Pharma, Inc.

Vincerx Pharma, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing differentiated and novel therapies to address the unmet medical needs of patients with cancer. Vincerx has assembled a seasoned management team with a proven track record of successful oncology drug development, approvals, and value creation. The company’s diverse pipeline consists of the next-generation antibody-drug conjugate, VIP943, in Phase 1; small molecule-drug conjugate, VIP236, in Phase 1; preclinical antibody-drug conjugate, VIP924; CDK9 inhibitor, enitociclib, currently in an NIH-sponsored Phase 1; and VersAptx™, its next-generation versatile and adaptable bioconjugation platform.

Vincerx is based in Palo Alto, California, and has a research facility in Monheim, Germany. For more information, please visit

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Joyce Lonergan
LifeSci Advisors, LLC

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