Catabasis Pharmaceuticals to Host Virtual KOL Event on Edasalonexent and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.. (NASDAQ:CATB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, will be holding a virtual key opinion leader (KOL) event to discuss edasalonexent, currently in Phase 3 clinical development for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), on Friday, September 11,.2020 at 9:00am ET.
The event will feature a discussion with Craig McDonald, M.D., Director, Neuromuscular Disease Clinics at UC Davis; Jill C. Milne, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Catabasis; Joanne M. Donovan, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer of Catabasis; Andrew A. Komjathy, Chief Commercial Officer of Catabasis; and Mindy Cameron, parent of a son affected by DMD.
The live webcast of the event can be accessed by using the following link: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/2476/36576 or from the investors section of www.catabasis.com. An archived replay will also be available for 30 days following the event.
About Edasalonexent (CAT-1004)
Edasalonexent (CAT-1004) is an investigational oral small molecule designed to inhibit NF-kB that is being developed as a potential foundational therapy for all patients affected by DMD, regardless of their underlying mutation. In DMD the loss of dystrophin leads to chronic activation of NF-kB, which is a key driver of skeletal and cardiac muscle disease progression. The ongoing global Phase 3 PolarisDMD trial is evaluating the efficacy and safety of edasalonexent for registration purposes. Edasalonexent is also being evaluated in the GalaxyDMD open-label extension trial. In the MoveDMD Phase 2 trial and open-label extension, the Company observed that edasalonexent preserved muscle function and substantially slowed disease progression compared to rates of change in a control period, and significantly improved biomarkers of muscle health and inflammation. The FDA has granted orphan drug, fast track, and rare pediatric disease designations and the European Commission has granted orphan medicinal product designation to edasalonexent for the treatment of DMD. For a summary of clinical results, please visit www.catabasis.com.
At Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, our mission is to bring hope and life-changing therapies to patients and their families. Our lead program is edasalonexent, an NF-kB inhibitor in Phase 3 development for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. For more information on edasalonexent and our Phase 3 PolarisDMD trial, please visit www.catabasis.com.
Forward Looking Statements
Any statements in this press release about future expectations, plans and prospects for the Company, including statements about edasalonexent potentially being a foundational therapy for DMD patients, along with other statements containing the words “believes,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “expects,” “may” and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities regulations and laws. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including risks and uncertainties: inherent in the initiation and completion of clinical trials and clinical development; related to whether the results of earlier stage clinical trials will be predictive of the results of later stage trials; related to the regulatory review and approval process; inherent in the commercialization of marketed products; related to successfully managing the Company’s potential transformation into a fully integrated company; related to competitive products, including those already approved and those in development; related to other matters that could affect the clinical development, regulatory status, availability or commercial potential of edasalonexent, as well as the risks and uncertainties discussed in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2020, which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and in other filings that the Company may make with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the future. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company’s views as of the date of this press release. The Company anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause the Company’s views to change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company’s views as of any date subsequent to the date of this release.
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