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Loxo Oncology to Present Preclinical Data for LOXO-292 and LOXO-195 at the 28th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium


Posted on: 15 Nov 16

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOXO), a biopharmaceutical company innovating the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers, today announced that new preclinical data for the company’s LOXO-292 and LOXO-195 programs will be presented at the 28th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics taking place November 29 – December 2, 2016 in Munich, Germany.

The details of the poster presentations are as follows:

LOXO-292

Date: December 1, 2016
Title: The development of a potent, KDR/VEGFR2-sparing RET kinase inhibitor for treating patients with RET-dependent cancers
Session: Molecular targeted agents II
Abstract Code: 441
Poster Number: 120
Location: Exhibition Hall

LOXO-195

Date: December 1, 2016
Title: The development of LOXO-195, a second generation TRK kinase inhibitor that overcomes acquired resistance to 1st generation inhibitors observed in patients with TRK-fusion cancers
Session: Molecular targeted agents II
Abstract Code: 442
Poster Number: 121
Location: Exhibition Hall

About Loxo Oncology
Loxo Oncology is a biopharmaceutical company innovating the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers. Our pipeline focuses on cancers that are uniquely dependent on single gene abnormalities, such that a single drug has the potential to treat the cancer with dramatic effect. We believe that the most selective, purpose-built medicines have the highest probability of maximally inhibiting the intended target, thereby delivering best-in-class disease control and safety. Our management team seeks out experienced industry partners, world-class scientific advisors and innovative clinical-regulatory approaches to deliver new cancer therapies to patients as quickly and efficiently as possible. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.loxooncology.com.

Contacts for Loxo Oncology, Inc.

Company:
Jacob S. Van Naarden
Chief Business Officer
jake@loxooncology.com 

Investors:
Peter Rahmer
The Trout Group, LLC
646-378-2973
prahmer@troutgroup.com 

Media:
Dan Budwick
Pure Communications, Inc.
973-271-6085
dan@purecommunicationsinc.com 

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Last updated on: 15/11/2016

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