SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FPRX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing innovative immuno-oncology protein therapeutics, today announced that it will feature new preclinical data on FPT155, its novel therapeutic CD80-Fc fusion protein, in a poster presentation at the 2017 AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics. The conference is scheduled to take place October 26-30, 2017, in Philadelphia, and abstracts may now be viewed online through the itinerary planner.
Abstract Number and Title: B005 - “FPT155, a novel therapeutic CD80-Fc fusion protein, with potent anti-tumor activity in preclinical models”
Session Title: Session PO.B01 - Immune Modulators
Session Date and Time: Sunday, October 29, 2017, 12:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: Hall E, Philadelphia Convention Center
About Five Prime
Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. discovers and develops innovative therapeutics to improve the lives of patients with serious diseases. Five Prime's comprehensive discovery platform, which encompasses virtually every medically relevant extracellular protein, positions it to explore pathways in cancer, inflammation and their intersection in immuno-oncology, an area with significant therapeutic potential and a growing focus of the company's R&D activities. Five Prime has entered into strategic collaborations with leading global pharmaceutical companies and has promising product candidates in clinical and late preclinical development. For more information, please visit www.fiveprime.com.
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