NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BeyondSpring Inc. (NASDAQ: BYSI), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative cancer therapies, today announced that the Company will present clinical data on its lead asset, Plinabulin, during a poster presentation at the 2019 St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference, being held on March 20 through 23 in Vienna, Austria.
||“A Randomized Clinical Trial of the Combination of Plinabulin (Plin) + Pegfilgrastim (Peg) versus (vs.) Peg Alone for TAC (docetaxel, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide)-Induced Neutropenia (CIN)”
||Dr. Douglas Blayney
||Dr. Ramon Mohanlal and Dr. Douglas Blayney
||Poster Exhibition I
||Thursday, March 21, 2019
||10-10:30 and 12:30 – 14:00 and 15:30 – 16:00
||Austria Center Vienna: Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1, 1220 Vienna
BeyondSpring is a global, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative immuno-oncology cancer therapies. BeyondSpring’s lead asset, Plinabulin, is in a Phase 3 global clinical trial as a direct anticancer agent in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer and two Phase 2/3 clinical programs in the prevention of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. BeyondSpring has internal R&D capabilities with a robust pipeline including, in addition to Plinabulin, three immuno-oncology assets and a drug discovery platform using ubiquitination degradation pathway. The Company has a seasoned management team with many years of experience bringing drugs to the global market.
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