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Scopus BioPharma to Present at H.C. Wainwright 23rd Annual Global Investment Conference
[September 09, 2021]

Scopus BioPharma to Present at H.C. Wainwright 23rd Annual Global Investment Conference


NEW YORK, Sept. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scopus BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq: “SCPS”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformational therapeutics for serious diseases with significant unmet medical need, today announced it will be presenting at the H.C. Wainwright 23rd Annual Global Investment Conference being held virtually from September 13-15, 2021.

The company will present on the launch of Duet Therapeutics, its wholly-owned subsidiary focused on immuno-oncology. Scopus announced the launch of Duet on September 2, 2021.

Duet integrates the immunotherapy assets of Scopus and Olimmune, creating the Duet Platform. Olimmune was acquired by Scopus in June 2021. The Duet Platform is comprised of three distinctive complementary CpG-STAT3 inhibitors:

  • RNA silencing
CpG-STAT3siRNA(“DUET-01”)
  • Antisense
CpG-STAT3ASO(“DUET-02”)
  • DNA-binding inhibitor
CpG-STAT3decoy(“DUET-03”)

Alan Horsager, Ph.D., President — Immuno-Oncology of Scopus and President and Chief Eecutive Officer of Duet, will be presenting on behalf of the company. Dr. Horsager’s presentation will be available on-demand through the H.C. Wainwright conference portal, starting at 7 A.M. EST, on Monday, September 13, 2021. Dr. Horsager will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with investors who are registered to attend the conference.



If you are an institutional investor and would like to view the presentation and/or have a one-on-one meeting with the company, please click on the following link (www.hcwevents.com) to register for the conference. Once your registration is confirmed, you will be prompted to log into the conference website to access the on-demand presentation and request a one-on-one meeting with the company.

Event: H.C. Wainwright 23rd Annual Global Investment Conference (Virtual Conference)


Date: On-demand presentation available starting at 7 A.M. EST, on Monday, September 13, 2021

About Scopus BioPharma

Scopus BioPharma Inc., both directly and through subsidiaries, is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformational therapeutics for serious diseases with significant unmet medical need. The company’s lead drug candidate is a novel, targeted immuno-oncology RNA therapy for the treatment of multiple cancers. This drug candidate is highly distinctive, encompassing both RNA therapy and immunotherapy by synthetically linking siRNA to an oligonucleotide TLR9 agonist, creating the potential for targeted gene silencing with simultaneous TLR stimulation and immune activation in the tumor microenvironment. Additional STAT3-targeting immunotherapy drug candidates include bi-functional antisense and DNA-binding inhibition therapies. In addition, the company is developing additional drug candidates that target the endocannabinoid system, including MRI-1867 for the treatment systemic sclerosis. The company also seeks to identify additional compelling technologies for potential acquisition, in-licensing and/or other similar transactions. Receive updates by following Scopus BioPharma on Twitter here.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may include forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks (including those set forth in the company’s Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, as amended, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”)) and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements. The company expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the company’s expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based. Investors should realize that if our underlying assumptions for the projections contained herein prove inaccurate or that known or unknown risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary materially from our expectations and projections. Further, there can be no assurance that the company will identify and/or consummate any transaction relating to any additional technologies.

Contacts

Rodd Leeds/David Waldman
Crescendo Communications, LLC
Tel: (212) 671-1020
Email: SCPS@crescendo-ir.com

Hugh Burns/Delia Cannan/Nicholas Leasure
Reevemark
Tel: (212) 433-4600
Email: scopus@reevemark.com


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