ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD) a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, announced today that Thomas H. Bliss, Jr., EntreMed's Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development, will present a Company overview at the 16th Annual BioPartnering Europe Conference, which is being held October 12-14, 2008 in London, United Kingdom. Mr. Bliss' presentation is scheduled for Monday, October 13, 2008 at 12:15 p.m. (local time).
Mr. Bliss will provide an overview of the Company's clinical-stage programs, with particular emphasis on ENMD-2076 and 2ME2 for rheumatoid arthritis. ENMD-2076, an orally-active, Aurora/angiogenesis inhibitor for the treatment of cancer, is in a multi-center Phase 1b dose-escalation study in patients with solid tumors. Panzem(R) (2ME2), an orally-active small molecule angiogenesis inhibitor with disease modifying properties for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), has completed a Phase 1 clinical trial in healthy volunteers. EntreMed is actively marketing ENMD-2076 and 2ME2 for RA to prospective pharmaceutical and biotech company partners as a means to accelerate the development and commercialization of these novel drug candidates.
Mr. Bliss's presentation will not be web cast; however, a copy of his presentation will be available through the Company's web site at http://www.entremed.com.
EntreMed, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutic candidates primarily for the treatment of cancer and inflammation. MKC-1, an oral cell-cycle regulator with activity against the mTOR pathway, is currently in multiple Phase 2 clinical trials for cancer. ENMD-1198, a novel antimitotic agent, and ENMD-2076, a selective kinase inhibitor, are in Phase 1 studies in advanced cancers. The Company also has an approved IND application for Panzem(R) in rheumatoid arthritis. EntreMed's goal is to develop and commercialize new compounds based on the Company's expertise in angiogenesis, cell cycle regulation, cell signaling and inflammation -- processes vital to the treatment of cancer and other diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Additional information about EntreMed is available on the Company's web site at http://www.entremed.com and in various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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