Checkpoint Therapeutics Reports Full-Year 2018 Financial Results and Recent Corporate Highlights

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NEW YORK, March 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc. (“Checkpoint”) (NASDAQ: CKPT), a clinical-stage, immuno-oncology biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of novel treatments for patients with solid tumor cancers, today announced financial results and recent corporate highlights for the full year ended December 31, 2018.

James F. Oliviero, President and Chief Executive Officer of Checkpoint, said, “During 2018, we continued to advance our lead clinical programs, CK-101, a third-generation epithelial growth factor receptor (“EGFR”) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (“TKI”), and CK-301, a fully human anti-PD-L1 antibody, and presented our first interim clinical data for CK-101 in an oral presentation at the World Conference on Lung Cancer. We look forward to presenting our first interim safety and efficacy data from the ongoing CK-301 study in the second quarter as we continue to enroll potential registration-enabling expansion cohorts in endometrial and colorectal cancers, and plan to initiate a registration trial for CK-101 by year-end.”

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Globe Newswire: 11:30 GMT Friday 15th March 2019

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