LEXINGTON, Mass., March 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS), a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers, today announced that Dr. Ali Fattaey, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Cowen and Company 36th Annual Health Care Conference on March 8, 2016, at 8:40 a.m. Eastern Time in Boston.
A corresponding webcast of the presentation can be accessed by visiting:
The webcast will be archived shortly after the live event and available for 30 days following the conference, and also available for 30 days on the Investor Relations section of the Curis website at www.curis.com.
About Curis, Inc.
Curis is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers, including its lead development candidate, CUDC-907, a dual HDAC and PI3K inhibitor that is being investigated in clinical studies in patients with lymphomas and solid tumors. Curis is also engaged in a broad collaboration with Aurigene in the areas of immuno-oncology and precision oncology. As part of this collaboration, Curis has exclusive licenses to oral small molecule antagonists of the PD-1 pathway/ VISTA, including PD-L1/VISTA antagonist CA-170, as well as to molecules designed to inhibit IRAK4, including CA-4948. Curis is also party to a collaboration with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, under which Genentech and Roche are commercializing Erivedge® for the treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma, and are further developing Erivedge in other diseases including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and myelofibrosis.
For more information, visit Curis' website at www.curis.com.
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