NEW YORK, Sept. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:STML), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for difficult to treat cancers, announced today that Ivan Bergstein, M.D., Stemline’s CEO, will present at the Rodman & Renshaw 19th Annual Global Investment Conference on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 2:10 PM ET. The conference is being held at the Lotte New York Palace in New York, NY. A webcast of the presentation can be viewed on the company's website at www.stemline.com.
About Stemline Therapeutics
Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for difficult to treat cancers. SL-401, our most advanced drug candidate, was granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) for the treatment of patients with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN). BPDCN is a highly aggressive, lethal malignancy of unmet medical need, with no approved therapies. SL-401 is a targeted therapy directed to the interleukin-3 receptor (CD123), a cell surface receptor expressed on BPDCN and a variety of other malignancies. A pivotal Phase 2 trial with SL-401 in BPDCN has completed enrollment in Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the trial. An additional cohort, Stage 4, is currently enrolling BPDCN patients to ensure ongoing access to SL-401. Additional Phase 1/2 trials with SL-401, as a single agent or in combination with other agents, are ongoing in patients with other malignancies including myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) (focused on chronic myelomonocytic leukemia [CMML] and myelofibrosis [MF]), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and multiple myeloma. A Phase 1 trial of SL-801, a novel oral small molecule reversible XPO1 inhibitor, is enrolling patients with advanced solid tumors. A Phase 2 trial of SL-701, an immunotherapeutic, has completed dosing of patients with second-line glioblastoma and patients are being followed for outcomes including survival.
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