SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, Mar 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --
SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Olema Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Olema" or "Olema Oncology"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted therapies for women's cancers, today announced a poster presentation on OP-1250, a complete estrogen receptor (ER) antagonist (CERAN) and a selective ER degrader (SERD) being developed for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer and other women's cancers, at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting to be held virtually from April 10-15, 2021.
The abstract of the poster was accepted by AACR as a late-breaking abstract and will be posted to the AACR online itinerary planner on April 9, 2021. Details of the poster presentation are as follows:
Poster Title: The Complete Estrogen Receptor Antagonist (CERAN) OP-1250 Shrinks ER+ Brain Metastases in an Intracranial Xenograft Tumor Model Expressing Mutant ESR1
Presentation Time: The e-poster will be available on the AACR website on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
Abstract Control Number: 5478
Session Type: E-Poster Session
Session Category: Experimental and Molecular Therapeutics
Session Title: Novel Antitumor Agents
Permanent Abstract Number: LB122
About Olema Oncology
Olema Oncology is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted therapies for women's cancers. Olema's lead product candidate, OP-1250, is an orally available small molecule with combined activity as both a complete estrogen receptor (ER) antagonist (CERAN) and a selective ER degrader (SERD). It is currently being evaluated as a single agent in an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical trial in patients with recurrent, locally advanced or metastatic ER-positive (ER+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative (HER2-) breast cancer. Olema is headquartered in San Francisco.
Forward Looking Statements
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Sheryl Seapy, W2O
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