Revolution Medicines Announces Four Presentations at the 2020 American Association for Cancer Research Virtual Annual Meeting II
Company to Host R&D Update Conference Call Following AACR Meeting
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Revolution Medicines, Inc. (Nasdaq: RVMD), a clinical-stage oncology company focused on developing targeted therapies to inhibit frontier cancer targets, today announced the company will make four presentations at the upcoming 2020 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Virtual Annual Meeting II being held June 22-24, 2020.
Details of the planned presentations are as follows:
|Title:||SHP2 inhibition as the backbone of targeted therapy combinations for the treatment of cancers driven by oncogenic mutations in the RAS pathway|
|Session:||Small Molecule Therapeutic Agents|
|Date:||June 22, 2020|
|Title:||Positioning a selective, bi-steric inhibitor of mTORC1 as a combination partner in RAS-driven cancers|
|Session:||Late-Breaking Research: Experimental and Molecular Therapeutics 2|
|Date:||June 22, 2020|
|Title:||Dual inhibition of SHP2 and CDK4/6 leads to immunological memory and immune-mediated anti-tumor activity in a mouse syngeneic model of breast cancer|
|Session:||Tumor-Immune System Interactions 2|
|Date:||June 22, 2020|
Educational Session Presentation:
|Title:||Discovery and development of allosteric inhibitors of SHP2|
|Session:||Chemistry to the Clinic: Part 1: Lead Optimization Case Studies in Cancer Drug Discovery|
Additional information on the 2020 AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II is available through the AACR website at https://www.aacr.org/meeting/aacr-annual-meeting-2020/aacr-virtual-annual-meeting-ii/
Additionally, the company announced its intention to host a conference call following the conclusion of the 2020 AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II during which it will provide a research and development update including selected highlights from the company’s meeting presentations, as well as additional information on its pipeline of targeted cancer therapies. Additional details on the planned call will be provided in advance of the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II.
About Revolution Medicines, Inc.
Revolution Medicines is a clinical-stage oncology company focused on developing novel targeted therapies to inhibit elusive high-value frontier cancer targets within notorious growth and survival pathways, with particular emphasis on RAS and mTOR signaling pathways. The company possesses sophisticated structure-based drug discovery capabilities built upon deep chemical biology and cancer pharmacology know-how and innovative, proprietary technologies that enable the creation of small molecules tailored to unconventional binding sites.
The company’s pipeline includes RMC-4630, a clinical-stage drug candidate, partnered with Sanofi, that is designed to selectively inhibit the activity of SHP2. Additionally, the company is developing a broad portfolio of inhibitors of other key frontier oncology targets within the notorious RAS pathway, as well as the related mTOR signaling cascade. These include inhibitors of multiple mutant RAS proteins and SOS1, as well as RMC-5552, a development candidate within the company’s 4EBP1/mTORC1 program currently in IND-enabling studies.
Forward Looking Statements
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