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Verastem to Present at the Oppenheimer 27th Annual Healthcare Conference

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2017-- Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSTM), focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer, today announced that the company will present at the Oppenheimer 27th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 21st at 2:10 p.m. ET at the Westin Grand Central in New York City.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the company’s website at www.verastem.com. An archived presentation will be available for 90 days.

About Verastem, Inc.

Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSTM) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to improve outcomes for patients with cancer. Verastem is currently developing duvelisib, a dual inhibitor of phosphoinositide-3-kinase (PI3K)-delta and PI3K-gamma, which has successfully met its primary endpoint in a Phase 2 study and is currently being evaluated in a Phase 3 clinical trial in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Other clinical product candidates include focal adhesion kinase (FAK) inhibitors defactinib and VS-4718, and dual PI3K/mTOR inhibitor VS-5584. Defactinib is currently being evaluated in three separate clinical collaborations in combination with immunotherapeutic agents for the treatment of several different cancer types, including pancreatic, ovarian and non-small cell lung cancer, and mesothelioma. Verastem’s product candidates seek to treat cancer by modulating the local tumor microenvironment, enhancing anti-tumor immunity and reducing cancer stem cells. For more information, please visit www.verastem.com.

Source: Verastem, Inc.

Verastem, Inc.
Brian Sullivan, 781-292-4214
Director, Corporate Development
bsullivan@verastem.com