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Curis Announces Presentation of Preclinical Data From Small Molecule PD-L1/VISTA and IRAK4 Programs at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference

LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS), a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers, today announced that its collaborator, Aurigene Discovery Technologies Limited, will present data from two programs at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics to be held from November 5 – 9, 2015, in Boston, MA.

Curis’ collaborator, Aurigene will present data from CA-170 (previously AUPM-170), a first-in-class oral, small molecule immune checkpoint antagonist targeting programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) and V-domain Ig suppressor of T cell activation (VISTA) as well as from the interleukin-1 receptor association kinase4 (IRAK4) inhibitor program. Curis recently exercised options to license both these programs under a collaboration agreement with Aurigene established earlier this year.

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