Checkmate Pharmaceuticals Announces Webcast on Innate
Live presentation and Q&A hosted by Jefferies Equity Research on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 11 a.m.ET
Guest speakers include Jason Luke, MD, FACP and Art Krieg, MD
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., October 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Checkmate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CMPI) (âCheckmateâ), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing its proprietary technology to harness the power of the immune system Cancer Control System, today announced a live webcast on Innate Immune Modulators and Vidutolimod (CMP-001) hosted by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET.
The webcast will be moderated by Maury Raycroft, Ph.D. and feature Jason Luke, MD, FACP and Art Krieg, MD in a scientific discussion on the role of innate immune modulators in cancer treatment. Dr Luke will review the different approaches to modulate innate immunity for cancer treatment and the challenges faced by the field. Dr Krieg will discuss the unique modality and mechanism of action of vidutolimod, an advanced generation biological agonist of the Toll-like 9 receptor (TLR9), which is undergoing advanced clinical trials for patients with melanoma and proof of concept clinical trials. for patients with head and neck cancer, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and Merkel cell carcinoma.
Dr Luke is an internationally renowned clinical and translational researcher in the field of melanoma and early drug development, particularly in immuno-oncology. Dr. Krieg is the Founder and Scientific Director of Checkmate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He has published over 250 scientific papers and is the inventor of over 50 issued US patents covering oligonucleotide technologies.
The webcast is accessible under âEvents and Presentationsâ in the Investors section of the Checkmate website. An archived copy of the webcast will be available on Checkmate’s website for approximately 90 days after the event.
About Checkmate Pharmaceuticals
Checkmate Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing its proprietary technology to harness the power of the immune system to fight cancer. Checkmate Pharmaceuticals’ product candidate, vidutolimod (CMP-001), is an advanced generation Toll-like 9 (TLR9) agonist, delivered as a biological viral particle using CpG-A oligodeoxynucleotide as a key component, designed to trigger the body’s innate immune system to attack tumors in combination with other therapies. Information about Checkmate Pharmaceuticals is available at www.checkmatepharma.com.
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