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Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 30th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

11/19/18

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNSS) today announced that Willie Quinn, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development of Sunesis, will present at the 30th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7:50 A.M. Eastern Time at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Sunesis website at http://ir.sunesis.com.  A replay will be archived on the "Calendar of Events" page in the Investors and Media section of the Sunesis website for two weeks.

About Sunesis Pharmaceuticals

Sunesis is a biopharmaceutical company developing new therapeutics for the treatment of hematologic and solid cancers. Sunesis has built an experienced drug development organization committed to improving the lives of people with cancer. The Company is focused on advancing its novel kinase inhibitor pipeline, with an emphasis on its oral non-covalent BTK inhibitor vecabrutinib. Vecabrutinib is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1b/2 study in adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and other B-cell malignancies that have progressed after prior therapies. The Company’s proprietary PDK1 inhibitor SNS-510 is in preclinical development. PDK1 is a master kinase that activates other kinases important to cell growth and survival including members of the AKT, PKC, RSK, and SGK families. Sunesis plans to submit an IND for SNS-510 in 2019. Sunesis is exploring strategic alternatives for vosaroxin, a late-stage investigational product for relapsed or refractory AML. Sunesis also has an interest in the pan-RAF inhibitor TAK-580 which is licensed to Takeda. TAK-580 is in a clinical trial for pediatric low-grade glioma.

For additional information on Sunesis, please visit www.sunesis.com.

SUNESIS and the logos are trademarks of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Investor and Media Inquiries:
Maeve Conneighton
Argot Partners
212-600-1902
Willie Quinn
Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc.
650-266-3716
 

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Source: Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.