LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:
POXEL SA (Euronext: POXEL - FR0012432516) (Paris:POXEL), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative treatments for chronic serious diseases with metabolic pathophysiology, including non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and rare metabolic disorders, today announced that it will participate at the upcoming 12th International Meeting on AMPK on October 4th, 2023.
Sophie Bozec, Executive Vice President, R&D Pharmacology and Scientific Communication at Poxel, will host a virtual presentation on “Direct AMPK Activation: From Preclinical to Clinical. Perspectives in Rare Metabolic Diseases”. The presentation will review Poxel’s molecule PXL770, which is a first-in-class direct adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activator, focused on rare diseases treatment, including adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) and autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD).
About Poxel SA
Poxel is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative treatments for chronic serious diseases with metabolic pathophysiology, including non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and rare disorders. For the treatment of NASH, PXL065 (deuterium-stabilized R-pioglitazone) met its primary endpoint in a streamlined Phase 2 trial (DESTINY-1). In rare diseases, development of PXL770, a first-in-class direct adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activator, is focused on the treatment of adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) and autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). TWYMEEG® (Imeglimin), Poxel’s first-in-class product that targets mitochondrial dysfunction, is marketed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Japan by Sumitomo Pharma and Poxel expects to receive royalties and sales-based payments. Poxel has a strategic partnership with Sumitomo Pharma for Imeglimin in Japan, China, and eleven other Asian countries. Listed on Euronext Paris, Poxel is headquartered in Lyon, France, and has subsidiaries in Boston, MA, and Tokyo, Japan.
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Released October 2, 2023