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NEW YORK, May 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX), today announced that clinical abstracts featuring TG-1101 and TGR-1202 have been selected for presentation at the upcoming 14th International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma (ICML), to be held from June 14 - 17, 2017, in Lugano, Switzerland.
Details of the data presentations are outlined below.
- Title: Updated results of a multicenter phase I/Ib study of TGR-1202 in combination with ibrutinib in patients with relapsed or refractory MCL or CLL
- Abstract Number: 040
- Presentation Date & Time: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 17:50 CEST
- Session Title: Chemotherapy-Free Combinations
- Presenter: Matthew S. Davids, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
- Title: Ublituximab and ibrutinib for previously treated genetically high-risk chronic lymphocytic leukemia: Results of the GENUINE Phase 3 study
- Abstract Number: 101
- Presentation Date & Time: Friday, June 16, 2017 11:20 CEST
- Session Title: Session 7 - Advances in CLL
- Presenter: Anthony R. Mato, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Abramson Cancer Center
- Title: Chemo-free triplet combination of TGR-1202, ublituximab, and ibrutinib is well tolerated and highly active in patients with advanced CLL and NHL
- Abstract Number: 102
- Presentation Date & Time: Friday, June 16, 2017 11:35 CEST
- Session Title: Session 7 - Advances in CLL
- Presenter: Loretta J. Nastoupil, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
In addition to the above oral presentations, a poster titled ?Combination of TGR-1202, Ublituximab, and Bendamustine is safe and highly active in patients with advanced DLBCL and Follicular Lymphoma has been accepted for poster presentation during the conference.  Additional details on this presentation will be available in June.
The above abstracts will be included in the Abstract Book available online on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 through the ICML meeting website at www.lymphcon.ch. Following each presentation, the data presented will be available on the Publications page, located within the Pipeline section, of the Companys website at www.tgtherapeutics.com.
ABOUT TG THERAPEUTICS, INC.
TG Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of novel treatments for B-cell malignancies and autoimmune diseases. Currently, the company is developing two therapies targeting hematological malignancies and autoimmune diseases. TG-1101 (ublituximab) is a novel, glycoengineered monoclonal antibody that targets a specific and unique epitope on the CD20 antigen found on mature B-lymphocytes. TG Therapeutics is also developing TGR-1202, an orally available PI3K delta inhibitor. The delta isoform of PI3K is strongly expressed in cells of hematopoietic origin and is believed to be important in the proliferation and survival of B?lymphocytes. Both TG-1101 and TGR-1202 are in clinical development for patients with hematologic malignancies, with TG-1101 also in clinical development for autoimmune disorders. The Company also has pre-clinical programs to develop IRAK4 inhibitors, BET inhibitors, and anti-PD-L1 and anti-GITR antibodies. TG Therapeutics is headquartered in New York City.
Some of the statements included in this press release may be forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  For those statements, we claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  In addition to the risk factors identified from time to time in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially are the following: our ability to successfully and cost effectively complete preclinical and clinical trials; the risk that early clinical trial results, that may have supported the acceptance of our data for presentation or influenced our decision to proceed with additional clinical trials, will not be reproduced in future studies or in the final presentations; the risk that the combination of TG-1101 and TGR-1202, referred to as TG-1303 and being studied in the UNITY clinical trials, will not prove to be a safe and efficacious combination or backbone for triple and/or quad therapies; the risk that any interim analyses from ongoing clinical trials will not produce the desired or predicted result. Any forward-looking statements set forth in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release. We do not undertake to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof. This press release and prior releases are available at www.tgtherapeutics.com. The information found on our website is not incorporated by reference into this press release and is included for reference purposes only.
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CONTACT: CONTACT:Jenna BoscoVice President- Investor RelationsTG Therapeutics, Inc.Telephone: 212.554.4351Email: [email protected]