TITLE: Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Ferrer, PhD, Business Development & Scientific Affairs Lead, Monopar Therapeutics, Inc.
WHEN: April 3, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WHERE: Zoom Online Meeting
Meeting ID: 575 647 959
Additional Information: Monopar Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing proprietary therapeutics designed to extend life or improve the quality of life for cancer patients. Monopar is building a drug development pipeline through the licensing and acquisition of oncology therapeutics in late preclinical and clinical development stages, leveraging its scientific and clinical expertise to help reduce the risk and accelerate the clinical development of its drug product candidates. Monopar currently has three compounds in development: Validive® (clonidine MBT), a Phase 3-ready mucoadhesive buccal tablet for the prevention and treatment of radiation-induced severe oral mucositis (SOM) in oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) patients; camsirubicin (MNPR-201; formerly GPX-150), a proprietary Phase 2 clinical-stage analog of doxorubicin engineered specifically to retain anticancer activity while minimizing toxic effects on the heart; and MNPR-101 (formerly huATN-658), a pre-IND stage humanized monoclonal antibody, which targets the urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR) for the treatment of advanced solid cancers. https://www.monopartx.com/