Will Also Attend 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp. (PHIO), a biotechnology company developing the next generation of immuno-oncology therapeutics based on its proprietary self-delivering RNAi (sd-rxRNA®) therapeutic platform, will be presenting at the Sachs Associates 5th Annual Immuno-Oncology BD&L and Investment Forum in Chicago.
Dr. Gerrit Dispersyn, Dr. Med. Sc., President and CEO, will present an overview of the Company's RNAi technology, its relevance in immuno-oncology and an update on the Company's product development activities in this field. The presentation will be held in Track B of the Faulkner Room of the Waldorf Astoria Chicago Hotel at 11:50 AM CT on May 31, 2019.
The presentation will be available under the "Investors – Events and Presentations" section of the Company's website, www.phiopharma.com, approximately one hour following the presentation.
The Company will also be attending the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting being held at McCormick Place in Chicago from May 31 – June 4, 2019 and will be available for investor and company meetings throughout the conferences.
About Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp.
Phio Pharmaceuticals Corp. (PHIO) is a biotechnology company developing the next generation of immuno-oncology therapeutics based on its self-delivering RNAi (sd-rxRNA®) therapeutic platform. The Company's efforts are focused on developing sd-rxRNA therapeutic compounds to be used in the context of immunotherapy by targeting checkpoints or other gene targets, by local or intravenous injections. Our goal is to maximize the power of our sd-rxRNA therapeutic compounds by weaponizing immune effector cells to overcome tumor immune escape providing patients with a powerful new treatment option that goes beyond current treatment modalities. For additional information, visit the Company's website, www.phiopharma.com.
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