Nurix Therapeutics Will Present Trial in Progress Posters for Two Clinical Programs at the 2022 Annual European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress

Posters provide background information and trial designs for ongoing clinical studies of wholly-owned NX-2127 and NX-5948 programs

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SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nurix Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NRIX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted protein modulation drugs, today announced that the company will present clinical trial design details for two of its wholly-owned investigative therapies, NX-2127 and NX-5948, each currently in Phase 1 development, at the EHA2022 Hybrid Congress. The meeting is being held from June 9-12, 2022 in Vienna, Austria and virtually.

Poster and presentation details are included below:

Title: A First-in-Human Phase 1 Trial of NX-2127, a First-in-Class Oral BTK Degrader With Immunomodulatory Activity, in Patients With Relapsed and Refractory B-Cell Malignancies
Authors: Anthony Mato, Alexey Danilov, Manish R. Patel, Michael Tees, Ian Flinn, Weiyun Ai, Krish Patel, Michael Wang, Susan O’Brien, Srinand Nandakumar, May Tan, Erin Meredith, Melissa A. Gessner, Su Young Kim, Adrian Wiestner, William G. Wierda
Session: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia and related disorders - Clinical
Abstract: P649
Time: June 10, 16:30 - 17:45 CEST

Title: A First-in-Human Phase 1 Trial of NX-5948, an Oral BTK Degrader, in Patients with Relapsed and Refractory B-cell Malignancies
Authors: Kim Linton, Graham P. Collins, Dima El-Sharkawi, Rogier Mous, Francesco Forconi, May Tan, Srinand Nandakumar, Erin Meredith, Katherine L. Jameson, Sarah G. Injac, and Jeanette Doorduijn
Session: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia and related disorders - Clinical
Abstract: P650
Time: June 10, 16:30 - 17:45 CEST

Abstracts can be found on the EHA website at:

Posters will be available for registered attendees for on-demand viewing on the EHA website starting Friday, June 10, 2022 (09:00 CEST). They will also be available on the Events and Presentations page of the Investors section of Nurix’s website.

About NX-2127
NX-2127 is a novel bifunctional molecule that degrades Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) and cereblon neosubstrates Ikaros (IKZF1) and Aiolos (IKZF3). NX-2127 is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1a/1b clinical trial in patients with relapsed or refractory B cell malignancies. Initial data from the Phase 1a dose-escalation portion of the study demonstrated clinically meaningful degradation of BTK in all patients, including in a chronic lymphocytic leukemia patient with significant mutations in the BTK gene associated with resistance to standard of care BTK inhibitors. Nurix expects to present additional data from this study in the second half of 2022. Additional information on the clinical trial can be accessed at (NCT04830137).

About NX-5948
NX-5948 is an investigational, orally bioavailable, small molecule degrader of BTK that, unlike NX-2127, has been designed to lack cereblon immunomodulatory activity for potential applications in indications where sparing immunomodulatory activity may be beneficial. Additional information on the ongoing clinical trial in the United Kingdom of NX-5948 in adults with advanced B-cell malignancies can be accessed at (NCT05131022).  

About Nurix Therapeutics, Inc.
Nurix Therapeutics is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule and cell therapies based on the modulation of cellular protein levels as a novel treatment approach for cancer and other challenging diseases. Leveraging Nurix’s extensive expertise in E3 ligases together with its proprietary DNA-encoded libraries, Nurix has built DELigase, an integrated discovery platform to identify and advance novel drug candidates targeting E3 ligases, a broad class of enzymes that can modulate proteins within the cell. Nurix’s drug discovery approach is to either harness or inhibit the natural function of E3 ligases within the ubiquitin proteasome system to selectively decrease or increase cellular protein levels. Nurix’s wholly owned pipeline includes targeted protein degraders of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase, a B-cell signaling protein, and inhibitors of Casitas B-lineage lymphoma proto-oncogene B, an E3 ligase that regulates T cell activation. Nurix is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit

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