BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ: OGXI) will present at the BioContact Quebec 2008 annual partnering symposium on October 2 at 4:30 pm ET in the Salle Laval at the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City. OncoGenex' President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Cormack, will provide a corporate overview at the conference, including a discussion of the Company's lead cancer drug candidate OGX-011 nearing completion of multiple Phase 2 clinical trials.
About OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of new cancer therapies that address unmet needs in the treatment of cancer. OncoGenex has a deep oncology pipeline, with each product candidate having a distinct mechanism of action and representing a unique opportunity for cancer drug development. OGX-011, the lead candidate currently completing five Phase 2 clinical studies in prostate, lung and breast cancers, is designed to inhibit the production of a specific protein associated with treatment resistance; OGX-427 and SN2310 are in Phase 1 clinical development; and CSP-9222 and OGX-225 are currently in pre-clinical development. More information is available at www.oncogenex.com.
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