SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced an upcoming presentation directed to its novel cancer immunotherapy target GPR174 at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2019 Immuno-Oncology Congress, which is being held December 11-14, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.
In addition to previously presented ex vivo human and in vivo animal studies, the presentation will include new findings from human T-cells demonstrating that GPR174 inhibition results in downregulation of checkpoint and tumor promoting factors.
The poster (#108P) will be presented on December 12, 2019, at 12:15 PM local time by Marc Gavin, Ph.D., Omeros’ Director of Immunology.
About Omeros Corporation
Omeros is an innovative biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing small-molecule and protein therapeutics for large-market as well as orphan indications targeting complement-mediated diseases, disorders of the central nervous system and immune-related diseases, including cancers. In addition to its commercial product OMIDRIA® (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution) 1%/0.3%, Omeros has multiple Phase 3 and Phase 2 clinical-stage development programs focused on complement-mediated disorders and substance abuse, as well as a diverse group of preclinical programs including GPR174, a novel target in immuno-oncology that modulates a new cancer immunity axis recently discovered by Omeros. Small-molecule inhibitors of GPR174 are part of Omeros’ proprietary G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) platform through which it controls 54 new GPCR drug targets and their corresponding compounds. The company also exclusively possesses a novel antibody-generating platform.
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