Gain Therapeutics to Present New Preclinical Data on Brain Penetrant Allosteric Regulators at the 14th Meeting of the European Working Group on Gaucher Disease
BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gain Therapeutics, Inc., (“Gain”) a biotechnology company focused on redefining drug discovery by identifying and optimizing allosteric binding sites that have never before been targeted, today announced that it will present an oral poster on its brain penetrant structurally targeted allosteric regulators (STARs) for the treatment of neuronopathic Gaucher disease at the 14th Meeting of the European Working Group on Gaucher Disease (EWGGD), being held virtually from October 12-13, 2020.
|Oral Poster Presentation Details:|
|Title:||Development of Brain Penetrant Non-Competitive Pharmacological Chaperones for the Treatment of Neuronopathic Gaucher Disease|
|Session:||Session 4 : Poster Highlights|
|Presenter:||Natàlia Pérez Carmona, Ph.D., Head of Biology, Gain Therapeutics|
|Date/Time:||October 13, 2020 at 1:45-1:50 p.m. CET|
Additional details can be found on the EWGGD website at www.ewggd2020.com. A copy of the presentation materials will be made available on the Publications section of the Gain website following the conclusion of the presentation.
About Gain Therapeutics, Inc.
Gain Therapeutics is redefining drug discovery with its SEE-Tx™ target identification platform. By identifying and optimizing allosteric binding sites that have never before been targeted, Gain is unlocking new treatment options for difficult-to-treat disorders characterized by protein misfolding. Gain was originally established in 2017 with the support of its founders and institutional investors such as TiVenture, 3B Future Health Fund (previously known as Helsinn Investment Fund) and VitaTech. It has been awarded funding support from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and The Silverstein Foundation for Parkinson’s with GBA, as well as from the Eurostars-2 joint program with co-funding from the European Union Horizon 2020 research and Innosuisse. In July 2020, Gain Therapeutics, Inc. completed a share exchange with Gain Therapeutics, SA., a Swiss corporation, whereby GT Gain Therapeutics SA became a wholly owned subsidiary of Gain Therapeutics, Inc. For more information, visit https://www.gaintherapeutics.com/.
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Cait Williamson, Ph.D.