SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OBI Pharma, Inc., a Taiwan biopharma company (TPEx: 4174), announced that Michael Chang, Ph.D. Chairman and CEO, will present a company overview at the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. PST/ 7:30 p.m EST, in San Francisco, CA.
About OBI Pharma, Inc.
OBI Pharma has a diverse portfolio of innovative cancer therapies at various stages of development. OBI is focused on the development of therapeutic vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, antibody drug conjugates targeting Globo series, Globo H and SSEA-4, and a prodrug targeting the tumor-specific enzyme AKR1C3.
OBI Pharma is the only company with a mid-to-late-stage immuno-oncology pipeline targeting the Globo Series of glycosphingolipids, and has the potential to expand its portfolio with bispecific antibodies and Car-T therapy.
OBI Pharma has initiated a global Phase 3 trial in Triple Negative Breast Cancer patients with Adagloxad Simolenin (formally OBI 822), a therapeutic vaccine targeting the antigen Globo H ceramide which is expressed on the surface of common epithelial tumor cells.
OBI Pharma has received orphan drug status for three of its first-in-class products under Phase 1/2 clinical development targeting Globo H: OBI-888 (monoclonal antibody) and OBI-999 (antibody drug conjugate) in patients with pancreatic cancer; and targeting AKR1C3: OBI-3424 (a prodrug) in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
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