ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 10 EntreMed, Inc.(Nasdaq: ENMD) a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeuticsfor the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, announced today thatThomas H. Bliss, Jr., EntreMed's Senior Vice President, Corporate and BusinessDevelopment, will present a Company overview at the 16th Annual BioPartneringEurope Conference, which is being held October 12-14, 2008 in London, UnitedKingdom. Mr. Bliss' presentation is scheduled for Monday, October 13, 2008 at12:15 p.m. (local time).
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Mr. Bliss will provide an overview of the Company's clinical-stageprograms, with particular emphasis on ENMD-2076 and 2ME2 for rheumatoidarthritis. ENMD-2076, an orally-active, Aurora/angiogenesis inhibitor for thetreatment of cancer, is in a multi-center Phase 1b dose-escalation study inpatients with solid tumors. Panzem(R) (2ME2), an orally-active small moleculeangiogenesis inhibitor with disease modifying properties for the treatment ofrheumatoid arthritis (RA), has completed a Phase 1 clinical trial in healthyvolunteers. EntreMed is actively marketing ENMD-2076 and 2ME2 for RA toprospective pharmaceutical and biotech company partners as a means toaccelerate the development and commercialization of these novel drugcandidates.
Mr. Bliss's presentation will not be web cast; however, a copy of hispresentation will be available through the Company's web site athttp://www.entremed.com.
EntreMed, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developingtherapeutic candidates primarily for the treatment of cancer and inflammation.MKC-1, an oral cell-cycle regulator with activity against the mTOR pathway, iscurrently in multiple Phase 2 clinical trials for cancer. ENMD-1198, a novelantimitotic agent, and ENMD-2076, a selective kinase inhibitor, are in Phase 1studies in advanced cancers. The Company also has an approved IND applicationfor Panzem(R) in rheumatoid arthritis. EntreMed's goal is to develop andcommercialize new compounds based on the Company's expertise in angiogenesis,cell cycle regulation, cell signaling and inflammation -- processes vital tothe treatment of cancer and other diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis.Additional information about EntreMed is available on the Company's web siteat http://www.entremed.com and in various filings with the Securities andExchange Commission.
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