Immuneering Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates
Recently completed upsized initial public offering raising $129.4 million in gross proceeds, providing runway into 2024
Company expects to file IND for IMM-1-104 in Q1 2022
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Immuneering Corporation (Nasdaq: IMRX), a biopharmaceutical company advancing a robust pipeline of oncology and neuroscience product candidates that are designed to uniquely disrupt cellular signaling dynamics, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 and provided a corporate update.
“We continue to make significant progress across all aspects of our organization and with the recent IPO proceeds and the additions to our management team and board of directors, we plan to advance our pipeline and strive to bring novel medicines to patients,” said Ben Zeskind, chief executive officer of Immuneering Corporation. “In the near term, we remain focused on continuing to advance IMM-1-104, our RAF-MEK inhibitor, targeting RAS mutant tumors into the clinic and anticipate filing our IND in Q1 2022.”
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About Immuneering Corporation
Immuneering is a biopharmaceutical company with an emerging pipeline focused on improving patient outcomes across a spectrum of debilitating oncologic and neurologic diseases by applying its deep knowledge of translational bioinformatics to every stage of the drug development process. Immuneering has more than a decade of experience in translational bioinformatics and generating insights into drug mechanisms of action and patient treatment responses. Building on this experience, Immuneering has developed a disease-agnostic platform that enables the company to utilize human data, novel biology and chemistry, and translational planning to create and advance its wholly owned pipeline. Immuneering’s current development programs in oncology are focused on providing potential treatments for patients with solid tumors caused by mutations of oncologic signaling pathways, including the MAPK pathway. Immuneering’s lead product candidate, IMM-1-104, is designed to be a highly selective dual-MEK inhibitor that further disrupts KSR for the treatment of advanced solid tumors in patients harboring RAS mutant tumors. Additionally, Immuneering has six other oncology programs in the discovery stage that are designed to target either the MAPK or mTOR pathway, and two neuroscience programs in the discovery stage.
This press release includes certain disclosures that contain "forward-looking statements," including, without limitation, statements regarding Immuneering’s expectations regarding the anticipated use of net proceeds from its initial public offering, the sufficiency of Immuneering’s cash and cash equivalents, the treatment potential of IMM-1-104, the timing of submission of the IND and commencement of clinical trials for IMM-1-104 and Immuneering’s ability to advance its pipeline and further diversify its portfolio. Forward-looking statements are based on Immuneering’s current expectations and are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include, but are not limited to, the risks inherent in oncology and neuroscience drug development, including target discovery, target validation, lead compound identification, lead compound optimization, preclinical studies and clinical trials. These and other risks and uncertainties are described more fully in the section titled "Risk Factors" in Immuneering’s most recent Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements contained in this announcement are made as of this date, and Immuneering undertakes no duty to update such information except as required under applicable law.
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