Corbus Pharmaceuticals Announces Resolution of Inflammation, Infection and Tissue Regeneration Conference
The New York Academy of Sciences symposium will highlight cutting edge research across the fields of inflammation, infection, and tissue regeneration, with focus on novel resolution mediators and mechanisms
Norwood, MA and New York, NY, June 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRBP) (“Corbus” or the “Company”), a Phase 3 clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat rare, chronic and serious inflammatory diseases, announced that it will be presenting at the Resolution of Inflammation, Infection and Tissue Regeneration Conference in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), taking place on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 in New York City.
Dr. Mark Tepper, Corbus’ President and Chief Scientific Officer, will present on Tuesday, June 26th in a talk titled, “Resolution of Inflammatory/Fibrotic Diseases by Lenabasum through activation of the Endocannabinoid Specialized Pro-Resolution Mediator Pathway,” and will sit on a panel titled, “Barriers to Translation in Inflammatory Disease.”
The conference will convene 18 preeminent researchers who will discuss mechanisms of inflammation, tissue repair and regeneration, and explore existing challenges to clinical approaches. Keynote speakers include:
- Charles N. Serhan, PhD, DSc, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Corbus
- Catherine Godson, PhD, University College Dublin
- Kevin J. Tracey, MD, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
“Advancements in scientific research and drug discovery is rapidly shaping our understanding of the important role that resolution plays in inflammation, infection and tissue regeneration, otherwise known as Resolution Pharmacology,” said Dr. Tepper. “We are proud to collaborate in facilitating this important symposium, and we look forward to productive discussions to further advance the field.”
To register for the conference or to view the live webcast click on the link here.
About New York Academy of Sciences
The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that since 1817 has been committed to advancing science, technology, and society worldwide. With more than 20,000 members around the world, the Academy is creating a global community of science for the benefit of humanity. The Academy's core mission is to advance scientific knowledge, positively impact the major global challenges of society with science-based solutions and increase the number of scientifically informed individuals in society at large. Please visit us online at www.nyas.org.
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. is a Phase 3 clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat rare, chronic, and serious inflammatory and fibrotic diseases. The Company's lead product candidate, lenabasum, is a novel, synthetic oral endocannabinoid-mimetic drug designed to resolve chronic inflammation and fibrotic processes. Lenabasum is currently being evaluated in systemic sclerosis, cystic fibrosis, dermatomyositis, and systemic lupus erythematosus.
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