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Curis and Aurigene Announce CA-170 Program Update Following Data Presented at ESMO 2017

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS), a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and effective therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today presented preliminary data from the initial 34 patients with cancer treated in the dose escalation stage of the Phase 1 trial of CA-170 conducted in the U.S., South Korea and Spain, at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress. As a result of the initial safety data and preliminary evidence of clinical benefit observed in the trial, Curis’s collaborator and discoverer of CA-170, Aurigene Discovery Technologies Limited, a specialized biotechnology company engaged in discovery and early clinical development of novel and best-in-class therapies to treat cancer and inflammatory diseases, today announced plans to initiate a Phase 2 trial of CA-170 to be conducted at sites in India.