Breaking Biotech News: GenSpera (OTCQB:GNSZ) CEO, Craig Dionne, to Present Update on Lead Drug Candidate G-202 at 2014 Bio International Convention
SAN ANTONIO - June 19, 2014 (Investorideas.com Biotech Newswire) GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB:GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces that Chairman and CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD, will deliver a company overview at the 2014 BIO International Convention, on Tuesday, June 24th, at 11:15 PDT, in San Diego, CA (http://mybio.org/search/all?terms=GenSpera). Dr. Dionne will give an update of the ongoing G-202 Phase II trials in both hepatocellular carcinoma and glioblastoma patients and discuss upcoming milestones, as well as deliver a general GenSpera overview. The Company will release the BIO presentation and update to investors following the June 24th session. About GenSpera GenSpera's technology platform combines a powerful, plant-derived cytotoxin (thapsigargin) with a prodrug delivery system that provides for the targeted release of drug candidates within a tumor. Unlike typical chemotherapeutic agents, thapsigargin results in cell death irrespective of the rate of cell division, which may provide an effective approach to kill both fast- and slow-growing cancers. GenSpera's lead drug candidate, G-202, is activated by the enzyme PSMA, which is found at high levels in the vasculature of liver and glioblastoma cancers and in the vasculature of almost all other solid tumors. G-202 is therefore expected to have potential efficacy in a wide variety of tumor types. G-202 Phase II clinical trials are underway in both hepatocellular carcinoma and glioblastoma. About BIO The 2014 BIO International Convention is June 23-26 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. The BIO International Convention is hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. http://convention.bio.org/2014/ For more information, please visit the Company's website: www.genspera.com or follow us on Twitter @GenSperaNews. Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release regarding potential applications of GenSpera's technologies constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, risks inherent in the development and commercialization of potential products, uncertainty of clinical trial results or regulatory approvals or clearances, need for future capital, dependence upon collaborators and maintenance of our intellectual property rights. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Additional information on potential factors that could affect our results and other risks and uncertainties will be detailed from time to time in GenSpera's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Contact: Company: GenSpera, Inc. Craig Dionne, PhD, 210-479-8112 CEO Investors: BPC Financial Marketing John Baldissera, 800-368-1217 Disclaimer/ Disclosure:Investorideas.com newswire is a third party publisher of news and research as well as creates original content as a news source. Original content created by investorideas is protected by copyright laws other than syndication rights. Investorideas is a news source on Google news and Linkedintoday plus hundreds of syndication partners. Our site does not make recommendations for purchases or sale of stocks or products. Nothing on our sites should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or securities. All investment involves risk and possible loss of investment. This site is currently compensated by featured companies, news submissions, content marketing and online advertising. Contact each company directly for press release questions. Disclosure is posted on each release if required but otherwise the news was not compensated for and is published for the sole interest of our readers. More disclaimer info: http://www.investorideas.com/About/Disclaimer.asp. Disclosure: Genspera (GNSZ) has engaged Investor Ideas for PR and news publication effective June 18,2014 (compensation of five thousand per month and average of eleven thousand five hundred 144 shares per month) BC Residents and Investor Disclaimer: Effective September 15 2008 - all BC investors should review all OTC and Pink sheet listed companies for adherence in new disclosure filings and filing appropriate documents with Sedar. Read for more info: http://www.bcsc.bc.ca/release.aspx?id=6894. Global investors must adhere to regulations of each country.