Pascal Biosciences Announces Year-End Investor Update Webcast
Advancement of Cannabinoid Cancer Programs and Corporate Review to be Presented
Scheduled for Dec. 17, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific
VANCOUVER, British Columbia and SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pascal Biosciences Inc. (TSX.V:PAS) (“Pascal” or the “Company”), a drug discovery and development company, announced today it will host a year-end investor update webcast on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. PST.
Dr. Patrick Gray, CEO of Pascal Biosciences, will describe recent advances in the Company’s cannabinoid-based therapeutics for cancer and will also provide a review of key achievements for the Company in 2018.
The live webcast will take place on Thursday, December 17, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. PST. The webcast can be accessed from the news page of the Pascal Biosciences website at: https://www.pascalbiosciences.com/news/. The webcast will be archived for 30 days. Investors can direct questions to email@example.com.
Highlights of notable 2018 milestones at Pascal to be discussed during the webcast include:
- Exclusive licensing of ST-403, a cannabinoid-based product for the treatment of glioblastoma and brain metastases. Pascal has a development plan to begin human clinical studies of ST-403 in 2019.
- Identification of potential therapeutics in cannabis that stimulate the immune system to destroy cancer cells. Both natural and synthetic cannabinoids have been extensively studied in multiple immune assays.
- Addition of renowned cannabis researcher Dr. Nephi Stella as scientific consultant to Pascal. Dr. Stella is founder and co-director of the University of Washington Center for Cannabis Research, and has worked on cannabinoids for over 20 years.
- Receipt of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Schedule I License for cannabinoid development. This licensing allows Pascal to conduct research and development on cannabinoids.
- Expansion of leadership team to support program development.
About Pascal Biosciences Inc.
Pascal Biosciences is a biotechnology company focused on advancing innovative approaches for the treatment of cancer including cannabinoid-based therapeutics and targeted therapies. The company’s leading cannabinoid portfolio comprises a small molecule therapeutic, ST-403, that is advancing into clinical trials for the treatment of glioblastoma, and an immuno-stimulatory molecule. In addition, Pascal Biosciences is developing a B-cell targeted antibody for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and an antibody for calcium channels expressed by the immune system. For more information, visit www.pascalbiosciences.com.
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