Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRIS), a drug development company seeking to develop next generation targeted small molecule drug candidates for cancer treatment, today announced that the Company will be presenting at the Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference at 2:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, in New York City.
Dan Passeri, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of Curis’ proprietary drug candidates including CUDC-101, a first-in-class EGFR/Her2/HDAC inhibitor, and CUDC-907, a dual PI3 kinase and HDAC inhibitor. Mr. Passeri will also discuss the status of Curis’ partnered programs including lead molecule vismodegib (GDC-0449, RG3616), an orally-administered small molecule Hedgehog pathway inhibitor that is being developed by Curis’ collaborator Genentech, and Debio 0932, an HSP90 inhibitor that is under development by Curis’ licensee Debiopharm. Mr. Passeri will also discuss other corporate activities.
There will be a corresponding webcast of the presentation, which can be accessed by visiting: