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ITOS ITeos Therapeutics

Participants
Ryan Baker Head-Investor Relations
Michel Detheux President and Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Gall Chief Financial Officer
Joe Lager Chief Medical Officer
Chris Raymond Piper Sandler
Daina Graybosch SVB Leerink
Swayampakula Ramakanth H.C. Wainwright
Anupam Rama JP Morgan
Call transcript
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Operator

Good morning and welcome to the iTeos Therapeutics’ Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call. My name is Emily and I will be your moderator today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode.

However, following the formal remarks, we will open the call up for your questions. Please be advised that this call is being recorded at the company's request.

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Ryan Baker

Thank you for joining us today.

Joining Matthew Officer. prepared and Officer me remarks are for available Michel with from Q&A. Detheux, will be CEO; Gall, Lager, Joe and Financial Chief Chief Medical iTeos President

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Michel Detheux

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Matthew Gall

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Michel Detheux

Thank you, Matt.

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Operator

[Operator from comes first Thank Raymond from Chris today you proceed. question very please Piper Sandler. Instructions] much. Our Chris,

Chris Raymond

congrats and progress Thanks, quarter. on the this

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Michel Detheux

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Chris Raymond

update data? any when a guidance biomarker the detailed. see Okay. inupadenants? And for as you follow-up sort AXA of to then have we'll Any and more progress additional just there Do maybe an on

Michel Detheux

to give the please. Joe, Yes. turn on question to demonstration to most that. I'm Joe going the

Joe Lager

you, Shai and Chris. Thank thanks

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Chris Raymond

you. Thank Okay.

Operator

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Daina Graybosch

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Michel Detheux

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Daina Graybosch

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Michel Detheux

Joe, do you question? want to on comment that

Joe Lager

that The So antibody interested into not GSK that Daina. has receptor is we're at trials. yet trial another entered PVRIG, PD-X clinical in combination

that will it another be combination later in. interested is but it a So step, we're

Daina Graybosch

much. very you Thank

Operator

comes Ramakanth Our next H.C. Swayampakula from Wainwright. question from

line is Your open. now

Swayampakula Ramakanth

And question Michel. this is Good Thank from to jumping been apologize RK you. between been asked. This calls. morning, Wainwright. H.C. I I've have

you inupadenant indications and that at will going would also you're also looking in biomarkers you your release, different to of be with? what sort after, couple going press using work On patients. said a to to be be that Could the highlight you we of indications several and are select biomarkers looking

Michel Detheux

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Joe Lager

Yes. Hello RK.

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that the on we previously other And that's discussed are melanoma. we to data proceed based in. anti-PD-X the coming solid tumors as planning cohort You're evaluating

So giving we development year. clinical on later an anticipate this the update plan

Swayampakula Ramakanth

if additional tumor or you been looking had Thank you What you looking you're to pipeline. in [indiscernible] collaboration. AXAR thanks We'll bring to the be franchise molecules, the add [indiscernible] molecules for And you into at? GSK molecules sort or to Michel, molecules? of have the chance other if looking then the had if more to Yes. good both. microenvironment with to

Michel Detheux

plan. It cash into be TIGIT year our done Yes. can investment of clinical five [indiscernible] with the the rate deployment plus run

pipeline. program AXAR, expanding and also inupadenant the Our

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Swayampakula Ramakanth

and Thank good much Thank you you. luck with everything. very Thanks.

Michel Detheux

welcome. You're

Operator

Morgan. question Rama JP next Anupam today comes from Please Our from proceed

Anupam Rama

in the Maybe with XXX one on and progress. the the taking and pembro? studying a the on combination. what's all for rationale value congrats for quick dostarlimab Thanks of just question guys. – If Hi strategically, combination me

so maybe you much. to Joe, said start supposed think was year next Thanks I this early year. or later

Michel Detheux

plan. we with something? by want non-small cancer cell of be be also would to that and Joel, in cancer, add on clinical to quickly of GSK getting that parallel and We In data as to few would combination which do dostarlimab agreed as our for the a in started to high and steps indication – combination with Anupam. Hi evolution is opposed dostarlimab, inform added initiated be works in combination go lung the to development have lot our endometrial local next set working work on additional the – to evaluate what are the generate you [indiscernible] [indiscernible]

Joe Lager

the time No, you Michelle, is the, in program intent accelerate the forward as said, to of dostarlimab the conclude emphasize I'll just getting really about with combination. this we're data generate to the what study started moving and

Anupam Rama

for my question. taking Thanks

Operator

[Operator back for comments. hand Instructions] questions. further no any to we currently now I closing have Michelle will

Michel Detheux

our I thank review for like Well, to progress. would to everyone taking time

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Operator

Thank and Please joining lovely you rest a us may everyone today. disconnect your lines. you for This now have of call day. now concludes today's conference your