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YM BioSciences Reports CYT387 Phase I/II Results Selected by ASH Program Committee

Published: Friday, October 12, 2012
Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012
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Phase I/II results selected for oral presentation at ASH2012 conference.

YM BioSciences Inc. has announced that the results of its Phase I/II Study of CYT387, a JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor currently being evaluated for the treatment of myelofibrosis, have been selected by the ASH Program Committee for presentation in an Oral Session at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology to be held in Atlanta, Georgia on December 9, 2012.

"CYT387 could prove to be an important and differentiated therapeutic for patients with myelofibrosis; the interim data we have reported to date have been highly encouraging," said Dr. Nick Glover, President and CEO of YM BioSciences.

Dr. Glover continued, "We look forward to the release of final nine-month data from the Phase I/II CYT387 study at ASH, as well as further ongoing data from the many patients who continue to benefit from the drug in its Extension trial."

Title: Phase I/II Study of CYT387, a JAK1/JAK2 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Myelofibrosis

Session Name: 634. Myeloproliferative Syndromes - Clinical: Myeloproliferative Neoplasms - Novel Therapies I

Session Date:  Sunday, December 9, 2012; 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (Presentation Time:  5:15 PM)

Location:  Georgia World Congress Center, Room B213-B214

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