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NEW YORK, April 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Y-mAbs Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company” or “Y-mAbs”) (Nasdaq: YMAB), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer is pleased to announce the acceptance of two poster presentations for DANYELZA and an oral presentation for omburtamab at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (“ASCO”) Virtual Annual Meeting, taking place virtually from June 4, 2021 to June 8, 2021. The presentations were submitted by Dr. Brian Kushner, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (“MSK”), Dr. Jaume Mora, M.D., Ph.D., SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital and Dr. Mark Souweidane, MSK and Weill Cornell Medicine:
Efficacy of naxitamab in patients with refractory/relapse (R/R) high-risk neuroblastoma (HR-NB) by bone/bone marrow (BM) evaluation, potential sites of residual disease (Dr. Kushner)
Naxitamab and GM-CSF for consolidation of High-Risk neuroblastoma (HR-NB) patients in complete remission (Dr. Mora)
Phase 1 dose-escalation trial using convection-enhanced delivery of 124I-omburtamab for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma following external radiation therapy (Dr. Souweidane)
Researchers at MSK developed DANYELZA and omburtamab, which are exclusively licensed by MSK to Y-mAbs. As a result of this licensing arrangement, MSK has institutional financial interests in the products.
Y-mAbs is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. The Company has a broad and advanced product pipeline, including one FDA approved product, DANYELZA® (naxitamab-gqgk), which targets tumors that express GD2, and one pivotal-stage product candidate, omburtamab, which targets tumors that express B7-H3.
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