Florham Park, N.J., May 3, 2024 – BeyondSpring Inc. (NASDAQ: BYSI) (“BeyondSpring” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative cancer therapies, today announced it will host a Research and Development (R&D) Day to discuss the current unmet medical needs and the potential of Plinabulin as a novel immunochemotherapeutic in drug combinations, and updates for SEED Therapeutics on Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

The conference call and webinar will feature presentations by Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) Trevor M. Feinstein, M.D. (Piedmont Cancer Institute), Alberto Chiappori, M.D. (Moffitt Cancer Center), and Steven Lin, M.D. (MD Anderson Cancer Center), who will discuss below topics:

  • Plinabulin history and development strategy for cancer
  • Plinabulin’s immunomodulatory activity as a DC maturation agent
  • Unmet needs after immune-checkpoint-inhibitor failure

Also featured will be a management discussion on technology platform and pipeline updates of SEED Therapeutics, BeyondSpring’s majority-owned molecular glue subsidiary.

The dial in numbers for the conference call are 1-877-407-0779 (U.S.) or 1-201-389-0914 (international). To register for the webinar, please click here. An archived replay of the webinar will be available following the presentation on BeyondSpring’s website www.beyondspringpharma.com under “Events and Presentations” in the Investors section.


Trevor M. Feinstein, M.D.
Dr. Feinstein is board certified in medical oncology and hematology. He joined Piedmont Cancer Institute in 2011 and is the Director of Research at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Dr. Feinstein is actively involved in clinical trials focused on improved therapies for various cancers. He is a member of Georgia CORE’s research committee along with Georgia Society for Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Committee. He also chairs the Lung Disease Group for the entire OneOncology network. He is a co-investigator on several peer-reviewed research projects and has authored numerous publications and abstracts in Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Feinstein graduated from the University of Illinois medical school and completed his residence and fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh.


Alberto Chiappori, M.D.

Dr. Chiappori is board certified in medical oncology. He serves as senior member of oncology and medicine for the Thoracic Oncology Program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa and Florida. Dr. Chiappori is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the European Society of Medical Oncology, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). Dr. Chiappori received his MD from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, completed his residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, and finished his fellowship and senior fellowship in medical oncology-hematology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee.


Steven Lin, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Lin is a Professor and Physician-Scientist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, with joint appointments in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Experimental Radiation Oncology. Dr. Lin’s practice focuses on thoracic malignancies, and he oversees several clinical trials including the use of proton beam therapy for esophageal cancer and in the combination of immunotherapy with radiotherapy in lung and esophageal cancers. Dr. Lin runs a translational research team that evaluates biomarkers for treatment response and disease outcomes after cancer therapy. Dr. Lin acquired his M.D. and Ph.D. in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of California Irvine Medical School. He went on for residency training in Radiation Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

About BeyondSpring

BeyondSpring is a global clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative therapies to improve clinical outcomes for patients with high unmet medical needs. The Company is advancing its first-in-class lead asset, Plinabulin, as a direct anti-cancer agent in various cancer indications and to prevent chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. BeyondSpring’s pipeline also includes three preclinical immuno-oncology assets. Additionally, BeyondSpring’s subsidiary, SEED Therapeutics, leverages a proprietary TPD drug discovery platform and has an initial R&D collaboration with Eli Lilly. Learn more by visiting https://beyondspringpharma.com.

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