Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNCE) today announced that the Company will present a poster at the 30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference being held October 27-29, 2016, in Orlando, Florida. Data describing the relative bioavailability of CTP-656 under fasted and fed conditions along with results from the Phase 1 multiple ascending dose study will be presented. Details on the upcoming poster presentation follow below.
About CTP-656 and Cystic Fibrosis
CTP-656 is a novel CFTR potentiator that may offer next generation, once-daily dosing and was developed by Concert’s application of its novel deuterium chemistry to modify ivacaftor. Concert is initially developing CTP-656 as a potential monotherapy treatment for cystic fibrosis due to gating mutations of the gene that encodes for cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR), a protein, which regulates components of sweat, mucus clearance and digestion. Cystic fibrosis is a life-threatening, hereditary genetic disease that has systemic effects and can cause significantly reduced lung and digestive system function. According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, an estimated 70,000 people worldwide have cystic fibrosis.
Concert Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on applying its DCE Platform® (deuterated chemical entity platform) to create novel medicines designed to address unmet patient needs. The Company’s approach starts with approved drugs in which deuterium substitution has the potential to enhance clinical safety, tolerability or efficacy. Concert has a broad pipeline of innovative medicines targeting pulmonary diseases, including cystic fibrosis, central nervous systems (CNS) disorders, as well as autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. For more information please visit www.concertpharma.com.
Concert Pharmaceuticals Inc., the CoNCERT Pharmaceuticals Inc. logo and DCE Platform are registered trademarks of Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Last updated on: 21/09/2016
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