Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

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November 21, 2017

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCPH), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on addressing key mechanisms of tumor drug resistance, today announced that Michael Taylor, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Confernce on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. ET at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel

A live webcast of the event will be available on the “Events and Presentations” page in the “Investors” section of the Company’s website at https://investors.deciphera.com/news-events/events-presentations.  A Replay of the webcast will be archived on the Company’s website for 90 days following the presentation. 

About Deciphera Pharmaceuticals

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on improving the lives of cancer patients by tackling key mechanisms of drug resistance that limit the rate and/or durability of response to existing cancer therapies. Our small molecule drug candidates are directed against an important family of enzymes called kinases, known to be directly involved in the growth and spread of many cancers. We use our deep understanding of kinase biology together with a proprietary chemistry library to purposefully design compounds that maintain kinases in a “switched off” or inactivated conformation. These investigational therapies comprise tumor-targeted agents designed to address therapeutic resistance causing mutations and immuno-targeted agents designed to control the activation of immunokinases that suppress critical immune system regulators, such as macrophages. We have used our platform to develop a diverse pipeline of tumor-targeted and immuno-targeted drug candidates designed to improve outcomes for patients with cancer by improving the quality, rate and/or durability of their responses to treatment.

Contacts:
Media:
Gina Nugent, The Yates Network
gina@theyatesnetwork.com
617-460-3579

Investor Relations:
Laura Perry or Sam Martin, Argot Partners
Laura@argotpartners.com or Sam@argotpartners.com
212-600-1902

Company:
Christopher J. Morl, Chief Business Officer
Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
cmorl@deciphera.com
781-209-6418

Source: Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.