Lyon, France, September 30, 2021 - POXEL SA (Euronext – POXEL – FR0012432516), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative treatments for chronic serious diseases with metabolic pathophysiology, including non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and rare disorders, today announced its participation at upcoming investor conferences in October 2021.
- HealthTech Innovation Days Conference – France Biotech - Paris, France (virtual)
Date: October 4-5
Thomas Kuhn, CEO of Poxel, and Anne Renevot, CFO, will be available for one-on-one virtual meetings.
C. Wainwright 5th Annual NASH Conference (virtual)
Date: October 12
Members of the Poxel management team will present Poxel’s two NASH clinical-stage candidates, PXL770 and PXL065, and will be available for one-on-one virtual meetings.
PXL770 is a first-in-class, oral direct adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activator. PXL065 is a novel, oral, proprietary deuterium-stabilized R-stereoisomer of pioglitazone.
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. Poxel has clinical and earlier-stage programs from its adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activator and deuterated thiazolidinedione (D-TZD) platforms targeting chronic and rare metabolic diseases. For the treatment of NASH, PXL065 (deuterium-stabilized R-pioglitazone) is in a streamlined Phase 2 trial (DESTINY-1). PXL770, a first-in-class direct AMPK activator, has successfully completed a Phase 2a proof-of-concept trial for the treatment of NASH, which met its objectives. For the rare inherited metabolic disorder, X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), the company intends to initiate Phase 2a proof of concept studies with PXL065 and PXL770 in patients with adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN). TWYMEEG® (Imeglimin), Poxel’s first-in-class lead product that targets mitochondrial dysfunction, has been approved and launched for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Japan. Poxel expects to receive sales-based payments and royalties from Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma. Poxel has a strategic partnership with Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma for Imeglimin in Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan and nine other Southeast Asian countries. The Company intends to generate further growth through strategic partnerships and pipeline development. Listed on Euronext Paris, Poxel is headquartered in Lyon, France, and has subsidiaries in Boston, MA, and Tokyo, Japan.
For more information, please visit: www.poxelpharma.com
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Released September 30, 2021