Abstract for MIV-818 phase 1b monotherapy for ESMO Congress published
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Medivir AB (Nasdaq Stockholm: MVIR) today announced that the Abstract entitled "Phase 1 study of the novel prodrug MIV-818 in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA) or liver metastases (LM)" has been released on the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) website (https://www.esmo.org/meetings/esmo-congress-2021).
The results from the completed phase 1b monotherapy dose escalation part of the study will be presented by
Dr Debashis Sarker, King´s College, London, as an e-poster (number 527P) at ESMO on Thursday September 16. Medivir will host a conference call to update on the progress and plans for the MIV-818 program at 15.00 CET on September 16.
Conference call for investors, analysts and the media
The conference call will also be streamed via a link on the website: www.medivir.com
For further information, please contact:
Magnus Christensen, Interim CEO, Medivir AB
About primary liver cancer
Medivir develops innovative drugs with a focus on cancer where the unmet medical needs are high. The drug candidates are directed toward indication areas where available therapies are limited or missing and there are great opportunities to offer significant improvements to patients. Medivir is focusing on the development of MIV-818, a pro-drug designed to selectively treat liver cancer cells and to minimize side effects.
Collaborations and partnerships are important parts of Medivir's business model, and the drug development is conducted either by Medivir or in partnership. Birinapant, a SMAC mimetic, is exclusively outlicensed to IGM Biosciences (Nasdaq: IGMS) to be developed in combination with IGM-antibodies for the treatment of solid tumors. Medivir's share (ticker: MVIR) is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm's Small Cap list. www.medivir.com.
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