Akebia Therapeutics Announces Poster Presentations and Educational Symposium at National Kidney Foundation 2021 Virtual Spring Clinical Meetings
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKBA), a biopharmaceutical company with the purpose to better the lives of people impacted by kidney disease, today announced that it will present data at the National Kidney Foundation 2021 Spring Clinical Meetings (NKF SCM21), which takes place virtually April 6-10, 2021.
Abstracts are now available online in the NKF SCM21 Abstract and ePoster Gallery: https://casehippo.com/spa/symposium/national-kidney-foundation-2021-spring-clinical-meetings/event/gallery/browser.
A poster, titled "A Drug-Drug Interaction Study of Vadadustat Coadministered With Cyclosporine, a P-gp Inhibitor, and Digoxin, a P-gp Substrate" (Poster #171), will present Phase 1 clinical research evaluating the effect of cyclosporine on vadadustat exposure and the effect of vadadustat on the exposure of digoxin (Dig). Vadadustat is Akebia's investigational oral hypoxia-inducible factor-prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor (HIF-PHI), which recently completed its global Phase 3 clinical development program for the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease (CKD) in adult patients both on dialysis and not on dialysis.
Additional Akebia and Akebia-sponsored posters include:
In addition, Akebia and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., have provided educational grant funding in support of the educational session, titled "Treatment of CKD Related Anemia: The Emerging Role of Hypoxia Inducible Factor Inhibitors," scheduled for Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. ET. The session will feature speakers:
NKF SCM21 attendees can visit the Akebia virtual booth at https://www.akebiavirtualexperience.com/.
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