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Plus Therapeutics Announces Key Opinion Leader Roundtable on New Clinical Trial Data Being Presented at the 2023 SNO/ASCO CNS Cancer Conference

August 8, 2023

Trial investigators and company management to discuss latest data from the ReSPECT-LM leptomeningeal metastases clinical trial

Webinar scheduled for Friday, August 11, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. ET

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plus Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PSTV) (the “Company”), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing targeted radiotherapeutics with advanced platform technologies for central nervous system cancers, today announced a key opinion leader roundtable discussion to be held on Friday, August 11, 2023, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss the latest data from the ReSPECT-LM clinical trial of rhenium (186Re) obisbemeda that will be presented at the Society for Neuro Oncology (SNO)/American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Central Nervous System (CNS) Cancer Conference on August 10, 2023.

The webinar will feature a comprehensive discussion about the ongoing ReSPECT-LM Phase 1/2a dose escalation clinical trial, including key safety, tolerability, dosing, feasibility and efficacy data. Speakers include:

  • Andrew J. Brenner, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at The University of Texas, Health Services Center at San Antonio and principal investigator of the ReSPECT-GBM trial and co-principal investigator of the ReSPECT-LM trial.
  • Priya Kumthekar, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine (Hematology and Oncology) at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and co-principal investigator of the ReSPECT-LM trial.
  • Marc H. Hedrick, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Plus Therapeutics
  • Justin Walsh, Ph.D., Senior Healthcare Analyst, Jones Research will moderate the roundtable and in addition will provide an overview of the radiotherapeutic market.

Webcast Details

A webinar with accompanying slides will be available in the Events page of the Investor Relations section of the Plus Therapeutics website beginning Friday, August 11, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. ET. Participants may also pre-register any time before the call here. Please access the webinar 15 minutes prior to the start time.

The webinar will be available on the Company’s website under the 'For Investor' section. The webcast will be available on the Company’s website for 90 days following the live call.

About Plus Therapeutics
Plus Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing targeted radiotherapeutics for difficult-to-treat cancers of the central nervous system with the potential to enhance clinical outcomes for patients. Combining image-guided local beta radiation and targeted drug delivery approaches, the Company is advancing a pipeline of product candidates with lead programs in recurrent glioblastoma (GBM) and leptomeningeal metastases (LM). The Company has built a robust supply chain through strategic partnerships that enable the development, manufacturing and future potential commercialization of its products. Plus Therapeutics is led by an experienced and dedicated leadership team and has operations in key cancer clinical development hubs including Austin and San Antonio, Texas. For more information, visit and

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