VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DelMar Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: DMPI) (“DelMar” and the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new cancer therapies, will participate in a Key Opinion Leader forum highlighting the Company’s novel treatment for patients suffering from glioblastoma multiforme (“GBM”). The luncheon forum takes place on Thursday, March 9th at 12:00pm EST at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City.
The forum will feature a presentation by Dr. James Perry, MD who will discuss the current treatment landscape for GBM patients. In addition, DelMar’s management team will provide an overview of VAL-083, the Company’s “first-in-class,” small-molecule chemotherapeutic addressing multiple forms of cancer, including MGMT-unmethylated and refractory GBM.
DelMar recently announced the commencement of patient dosing in its Phase 2 trial for MGMT-unmethylated GBM at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. VAL-083 has received an orphan drug designation in Europe for the treatment of malignant gliomas, and the U.S. FDA Office of Orphan Products has granted an orphan designation to VAL-083 for the treatment of glioma, medulloblastoma and ovarian cancer.
Dr. James Perry, MD is the Chair of the Canadian Brain Tumour Consortium and the Head of Neurology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. Dr. Perry is the Crolla Endowed Chair of Brain Tumour Research at Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre’s Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program, Ontario Lead in CNS Oncology and a Professor of Medicine at University of Toronto. His neuro-oncology research interests include the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials to test innovative therapies for primary brain tumors. Dr. Perry’s clinical research related to the expression of MGMT and impact on outcomes of elderly glioblastoma patients was presented in a plenary session at ASCO2016 and he is involved in several ongoing clinical trials for patients with glioblastoma.
This event is intended for institutional investors, sell-side analysts, investment bankers, and business development professionals only. Please RSVP in advance if you plan to attend, as space is limited. To reserve a spot, please contact LifeSci Advisors, LLC at Mac@LifeSciAdvisors.com.
A live and archived webcast of the event, with slides, will be available here.
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