Press Release Details

Rain Therapeutics Hosting Research and Development (R&D) Day

October 25, 2021 at 8:00 AM EDT

Tuesday, November 9th at 11:00 am ET

NEWARK, Calif., Oct. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rain Therapeutics Inc., (NasdaqGS: RAIN), (“Rain”), a late-stage company developing precision oncology therapeutics, today announced that it will host a virtual Research and Development (R&D) day on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Eastern Time.

The event will feature presentations from prominent key opinion leaders (KOLs) in oncology to discuss cancer populations where tumors may rely on MDM2-mediated p53 loss.

“We are excited to share a detailed update on our plans for milademetan in our inaugural R&D day,” said Avanish Vellanki, co-founder and chief executive officer of Rain. “We look forward to hosting several KOLs in oncology to discuss the potential opportunity in various MDM2-dependent patient populations.”

KOL Speakers participating in Rain’s R&D day include:

  • François-Clément Bidard, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medical Oncology at Institut Curie & UVSQ/Université Paris-Saclay, will discuss the treatment and landscape in ER+ breast cancer and the opportunity for milademetan treatment in GATA3 mutant breast cancer 
  • James A. DeCaprio, MD, Dana – Farber Cancer Institute, Hematologic Oncology division, will discuss preclinical data for milademetan in Merkel cell carcinoma 
  • Wafik El-Deiry, MD, PhD, FACP, Director of the Cancer Center at Brown University, will discuss the MDM2-p53 pathway
  • Mrinal Gounder, MD, Medical Oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will discuss the prior milademetan phase 1 data and background in patients with liposarcoma, and scientific rationale for the milademetan clinical trial in LPS
  • Glenn J. Hanna, MD, Dana – Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Head and Neck Oncology, will discuss the clinical overview and the current treatment landscape for Merkel cell carcinoma 
  • David S. Hong, MD, Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, Division of Cancer Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will facilitate the perspective of a patient with DD LPS treated with milademetan and will present milademetan phase 1 data in MDM2-amplified tumors 
  • Silvia Stacchiotti, MD, Medical Oncologist at The National Cancer Institute of Milan, Italy, will discuss Intimal Sarcoma epidemiology, current clinical practice, and clinical data from milademetan from 2 different studies

Additional details and commentary will be provided by Rain’s management team, including:

  • Avanish Vellanki, MBA, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
  • Robert Doebele, MD, PhD, President, Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder
  • Richard Bryce, MBChB, Chief Medical Officer

There will be two Q&A sessions throughout the duration of the webinar. To register for the event, please click here. The webcast will also be available under the “Events and Presentations” section of the Rain website. A replay of the presentation will be available after the conclusion of the presentation and will be archived on the Rain website for 30 days.

About Rain Therapeutics Inc.
Rain Therapeutics Inc. is a late-stage precision oncology company developing therapies that target oncogenic drivers for which it is able to genetically select patients it believes will most likely benefit. This approach includes using a tumor-agnostic strategy to select patients based on their tumors’ underlying genetics rather than histology. Rain’s lead product candidate, milademetan, is a small molecule, oral inhibitor of MDM2, which is oncogenic in numerous cancers. In addition to milademetan, Rain is also developing a preclinical program that is focused on inducing synthetic lethality in cancer cells by inhibiting RAD52.

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