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Elixir Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on Ghrelin Inhibition at Keystone Meeting


2/22/2008 8:40:50 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elixir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today new data on the role of ghrelin antagonism in the regulation of metabolism and as a potential treatment for Type 2 diabetes. The data were presented by Dr. Yong Qi in a platform session during Keystone Symposia’s Neuronal Mechanisms Controlling Food Intake, Glucose Metabolism and Body Weight meeting being held this week in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Elixir’s small molecule ghrelin antagonists derive from the Company’s focus on pathways involved in the regulation of aging. Elixir identifies novel targets in these pathways leading to the development of compounds to treat a range of diseases of aging, including metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity.

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