MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 30, 2021 — Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: PHIO), a biotechnology company developing the next generation of immuno-oncology therapeutics based on its proprietary self-delivering RNAi (INTASYL™) therapeutic platform, today announced two poster presentations at upcoming scientific conferences scheduled to take place in October 2021. These presentations include an abstract being presented by the Phio team at the AACR-NCI-EORTC Virtual International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, which is being held from October 7-10, 2021; and a poster presentation of data from a study using INTASYL by the Company’s collaborators at Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU) at the 8th Immunotherapy of Cancer Conference (ITOC8), which is being held from Oct. 8-9, 2021.
Details are as follows:
Event: AACR-NCI-EORTC Virtual International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics
Title: Targeting BRD4 in T cells with self-delivering RNAi PH-894 for immunotherapy
Authors: Melissa Maxwell, et al.
Date: October 7-10, 2021
An archived version of the Phio presentation will be made available on the “Investors – Events and Presentations” section of the Company’s website (click here).
Event: 8th Immunotherapy of Cancer Conference (ITOC8)
Title: Targeting Diaclyglycerol Kinase alpha and zeta by self-delivering RNAi to optimize T lymphocytes for adoptive therapy of solid tumors
Authors: Anna Herbstritt, et al.
Abstract Number: P01.03
Date: October 8-9, 2021
About Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: PHIO) is a biotechnology company developing the next generation of immuno-oncology therapeutics based on its self-delivering RNAi (INTASYL™) therapeutic platform. The Company’s efforts are focused on silencing tumor-induced suppression of the immune system through its proprietary INTASYL platform with utility in immune cells and the tumor micro-environment. Our goal is to develop powerful INTASYL therapeutic compounds that can weaponize immune effector cells to overcome tumor immune escape, thereby providing patients a powerful new treatment option that goes beyond current treatment modalities. For additional information, visit the Company’s website, www.phiopharma.com.
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