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Plus Therapeutics to Provide Update on ReSPECT™ Clinical Trials at the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology

November 2, 2022

Recurrent glioblastoma and leptomeningeal metastases data have been selected for oral presentations

Pediatric brain cancer plans will be shared via poster session

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plus Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PSTV) (the “Company”), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing innovative, targeted radiotherapeutics for rare and difficult-to-treat cancers, today announced it will present data from two ongoing clinical trials evaluating the Company’s lead investigational targeted radiotherapeutic, rhenium (186Re) obisbemeda, in recurrent glioblastoma, leptomeningeal metastases, as well as clinical trial plans for pediatric brain cancer at the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) being held November 16-20, 2022 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Details of oral presentations:

TitleCTNI-02: Preclinical Data and Initial Clinical Experience in the Phase 1/2a Dose Escalation Trial of Rhenium-186 Nanoliposome (186RNL) in Leptomeningeal Metastases [LM]: the ReSPECT-LM Trial
DateNovember 19, 2022, 2:00-2:05 p.m. EDT
SessionCNS Metastases
PresenterAndrew J. Brenner, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and principal investigator of the ReSPECT-GBM and ReSPECT-LM clinical trials
TitleRADT-20: Report of the ReSPECT-GBM Phase 1/2a Dose Escalation Trial of Rhenium-186 NanoLiposome (186RNL) in Recurrent Glioma via Convection Enhanced Delivery (CED) & Planned Phase 2b Trial
DateNovember 19, 2022, 4:15-4:25 p.m. EDT
SessionSurgery/Rare Tumors/Radiation
PresenterAndrew J. Brenner, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and principal investigator of the ReSPECT-GBM and ReSPECT-LM clinical trials

Details of poster session:        

TitleCTNI-19: A two-part, Phase 1 study of Rhenium-186 NanoLiposome (186RNL) delivered by convection enhanced delivery (CED) for recurrent or progressive childhood ependymoma and high-grade glioma (HGG)
DateNovember 18, 2022, 7:30-9:30 p.m. EDT
PresenterDr. Ashley S. Plant-Fox, A.M. Khokhar Research Scholar; Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Attending Physician, Neuro-Oncology; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation)

Accepted abstracts will be published and made available on November 11, 2022 at

Copies of the presentations will also be available under the Presentations tab of the Investors section of the Company’s website at the time of the presentations at

About Plus Therapeutics

Plus Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacture, and commercialization of complex and innovative treatments for patients battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Our proprietary nanotechnology platform is currently centered around the enhanced delivery of a variety of drugs using novel liposomal encapsulation technology. Liposomal encapsulation has been extensively explored and undergone significant technical and commercial advances since it was first developed. Our platform is designed to facilitate new delivery approaches and/or formulations of safe and effective, injectable drugs, potentially enhancing the safety, efficacy and convenience for patients and healthcare providers. More information may be found at and

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