Debiopharm International SA announces results of 2 key oncology programs at 2015 AACR Conference

– Debiopharm presents preclinical results for 2 anti-cancer targeted therapies Debio 1143 and Debio 1347 –

Lausanne, Switzerland – April 16, 2015 – Debiopharm International SA (Debiopharm), part of Debiopharm Group™, a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical company developing prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs as well as companion diagnostics, today announced that preclinical data on the investigational compounds Debio 1143 (SMAC mimetic) and Debio 1347/CH5183284 (FGFR 1,2,3 inhibitor) will be presented at the 2015 Annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) taking place in Philadelphia.

“Oncology has and will continue to benefit from combined and targeted therapies. Results from these preclinical studies underscore the potential clinical value of our two anti-cancer targeted therapies” said Dr Nigel McCracken, Vice President, Translational Medicine. “Currently both Debio 1143 and Debio 1347 are in Clinical Development and Debiopharm remains committed to exploring new combinations and new indications to provide improved benefit to patients suffering from cancers”.

AACR 2015 Abstracts

AACR 2015 Abstracts

About Debiopharm International SA
Debiopharm Group™ is a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of four companies active in drug development, GMP manufacturing of proprietary drugs, diagnostics, and investments. Debiopharm International SA is focused on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs. The company in-licenses, develops and/or co-develops promising biological and small molecule drug candidates for global registration. The products are commercialized through out-licensing to pharmaceutical partners to give access to the largest number of patients worldwide.
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