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May 12, 2022 14:00 UTC

MEI Pharma and Kyowa Kirin Announce Acceptance of Two Abstracts for Presentation at the European Hematology Association 2022 Hybrid Congress

SAN DIEGO & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEI Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEIP), a late-stage pharmaceutical company focused on advancing new therapies for cancer, and Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. (Kyowa Kirin, TSE: 4151), a global specialty pharmaceutical company creating innovative medical solutions utilizing the latest biotechnology, today announced that two abstracts highlighting data and information for zandelisib, an investigational phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase delta ("PI3Kδ") inhibitor in clinical development for the treatment of B-cell malignancies, will be presented at the upcoming European Hematology Association (EHA) 2022 Hybrid Congress to be held June 9 – 17, 2022.

Oral Presentation Title: Efficacy and Safety of Zandelisib Administered by Intermittent Dosing (ID) in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory (r/r) Follicular Lymphoma: Primary Analysis of the Global Phase 2 Study TIDAL
Session Title: Indolent & mantle cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma – Clinical
Presenter: Andrew David Zelenetz, PhD, MD
Time: June 11, 11:30am-12:45pm CEST
Abstract Code: S208

Poster Title: Zandelisib on Intermittent Dosing as a Single Agent or in Combination with Rituximab or Zanubrutinib in Relapsed or Refractory (r/r) Follicular Lymphoma (FL): Results from a Multi-Arm Phase 1b Study
Session Title: Indolent & mantle cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma – Clinical
Time: June 10, 2:30pm-3:45pm CEST
Presenter:
Jacob Drobnyk Soumerai, MD
Abstract Code: P1114

The abstracts are available on the EHA Annual Congress website. All presentations will be made available on the EHA website for on-demand viewing on June 10, 2022.

About MEI Pharma

MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP) is a late-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing potential new therapies for cancer. MEI Pharma's portfolio of drug candidates contains multiple clinical-stage assets, including zandelisib, currently in ongoing clinical trials which may support marketing approvals with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other regulatory authorities globally. Each of MEI Pharma's pipeline candidates leverages a different mechanism of action with the objective of developing therapeutic options that are: (1) differentiated, (2) address unmet medical needs and (3) deliver improved benefit to patients either as standalone treatments or in combination with other therapeutic options. For more information, please visit www.meipharma.com. Follow us on Twitter @MEI_Pharma and on LinkedIn.

About Kyowa Kirin

Kyowa Kirin strives to create and deliver novel medicines with life-changing value. As a Japan-based global specialty pharmaceutical company with a more than 70-year heritage, the company applies cutting-edge science, including expertise in antibody research and engineering, to address the needs of patients across multiple therapeutic areas such as nephrology, oncology, immunology/allergy and neurology. Across its four regions – Japan, Asia Pacific, North America and EMEA/International – Kyowa Kirin focuses on its purpose, to make people smile, and is united by its shared values of commitment to life, teamwork, innovation and integrity. Learn more about the Company at www.kyowakirin.com and on Twitter @KyowaKirin_US and LinkedIn.

Forward-Looking Statements

Under U.S. law, a new drug cannot be marketed until it has been investigated in clinical studies and approved by the FDA as being safe and effective for the intended use. Statements included in this press release that are not historical in nature are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the results of our clinical trials of zandelisib, the anticipated timing of our submission of an FDA marketing application for zandelisib, the anticipated timing of the disclosure of the final study data for our Phase 2 TIDAL trial, the timing and success of enrollment for our Phase 3 COASTAL trial, our projected financial position and our expected cash runway, the overall advancement of our product candidates in clinical trials and our plans to continue development of our product candidates. We may in some cases use terms such as “predicts,” “believes,” “potential,” “continue,” “anticipates,” “estimates,” “expects,” “plans,” “intends,” “may,” “could,” “might,” “likely,” “will,” “should” or other words that convey uncertainty of the future events or outcomes to identify these forward-looking statements. You should be aware that our actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements, which are based on management's current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, our failure to successfully commercialize our product candidates; the availability or appropriateness of utilizing the FDA’s accelerated approval pathway for our product candidates; final data from our pre-clinical studies and completed clinical trials may differ materially from reported interim data from ongoing studies and trials; costs and delays in the development and/ or FDA approval of our product candidates, or the failure to obtain such approval, of our product candidates; uncertainties or differences in interpretation in clinical trial results; the risk that our clinical trials are discontinued or delayed for any reason, including for safety, tolerability, enrollment, manufacturing or economic reasons; the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our industry and individual companies, including on our counterparties, the supply chain, the execution of our clinical development programs, our access to financing and the allocation of government resources; our inability to maintain or enter into, and the risks resulting from our dependence upon, collaboration or contractual arrangements necessary for the development, manufacture, commercialization, marketing, sales and distribution of any products; competitive factors; our inability to protect our patents or proprietary rights and obtain necessary rights to third party patents and intellectual property to operate our business; our inability to operate our business without infringing the patents and proprietary rights of others; general economic conditions; the failure of any products to gain market acceptance; our inability to obtain any additional required financing; technological changes; government regulation; changes in industry practice; and one-time events. We do not intend to update any of these factors or to publicly announce the results of any revisions to these forward-looking statements.

Contacts

MEI Pharma Contacts:
David A. Walsey
MEI Pharma
Tel: 858-369-7104
investor@meipharma.com

Jason I. Spark
Canale Communications for MEI
Tel: 619-849-6005
jason.spark@canalecomm.com

Kyowa Kirin Contacts:
Hiroki Nakamura (Global)
Corporate Communications Department
media@kyowakirin.com

Lauren Walrath (North America)
VP, Public Affairs - Kyowa Kirin North America
Tel: 646-526-4454
lauren.walrath.g4@kyowakirin.com


Source: MEI Pharma, Inc.

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