NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (Nasdaq: VION) announced today that it would make a corporate presentation at the 20th annual Bear Stearns Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference is taking place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City and the presentation will be in Ballroom D (Morosco).
Slides from the presentation will be posted to Vion's website, http://www.vionpharm.com, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on September 11, 2007.
Vion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to extending the lives and improving the quality of life of cancer patients worldwide by developing and commercializing innovative cancer therapeutics. Vion has two agents in clinical trials. Cloretazine(R) (VNP40101M), a unique alkylating agent, is being evaluated in a Phase II pivotal trial as a single agent in elderly patients with previously untreated de novo poor-risk acute myelogenous leukemia. A Phase II trial of Cloretazine(R) (VNP40101M) in small cell lung cancer is also being conducted. Triapine(R), a potent inhibitor of a key step in DNA synthesis, is being evaluated in clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. In preclinical studies, Vion is also evaluating VNP40541, a hypoxia-selective compound, and hydrazone compounds. The Company also is seeking development partners for TAPET(R), its modified Salmonella vector used to deliver anticancer agents directly to tumors. For additional information on Vion and its product development programs, visit the Company's Internet web site at http://www.vionpharm.com.
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