Globally renowned Alport syndrome experts will provide key insights
Eloxx recently announced achievement of remission in one patient in its Phase 2 Alport syndrome clinical study and decision to advance into a pivotal trial in Alport syndrome
WATERTOWN, Mass., June 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELOX), a leader in ribosomal RNA-targeted genetic therapies for rare diseases, today announced that it will host an Investor and Analyst call and webcast on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 11:30 am ET.
The event will feature two globally renowned Alport syndrome experts:
- Detlef Bockenhauer, MD., Ph.D., Professor of Paediatric Nephrology, University Hospital and KU Leuven
- Professor Rachel Lennon, Ph.D., Professor of Nephrology, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Director of the Wellcome Centre for Cell-Matrix Research at the University of Manchester, Director of the Stoneygate and Kidney Research UK Alport Research Hub
The event is intended to highlight the significant unmet need in the treatment of Alport syndrome, to provide additional data from the Phase 2 clinical trial, following the recently announced achievement of remission in one patient in its study, and the Company’s decision to advance into a pivotal trial in Alport syndrome.
To participate in the live event, please register using this link. After registration you will be informed of the dial-in numbers including PIN. Please register at least one day in advance.
The presentation with audio will be available via this webcast link.
A live webcast and presentation will also be made available on www.eloxxpharma.com under “Events & Presentations” in the Investors section of the website. An audio recording of the presentation will be posted on the website for 30 days after the live webcast ends.
About Alport syndrome
Alport syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by kidney disease with high levels of proteinuria, hearing loss and eye abnormalities caused by mutations in the genes (COL4A3, COL4A4, and COL4A5) needed for production of type 4 collagen. Approximately 6% to 7% of Alport syndrome patients, or approximately 9,400 to 12,750 individuals, are estimated to have nonsense mutations. These patients have significantly worse clinical outcomes than other Alport patients and have no disease modifying treatment options.
About Eloxx Pharmaceuticals
Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is engaged in the science of ribosome modulation, leveraging its innovative TURBO-ZM™ chemistry technology platform in an effort to develop novel Ribosome Modulating Agents (RMAs) and its library of Eukaryotic Ribosome Selective Glycosides (ERSGs). Eloxx’s lead investigational product candidate, ELX-02, is a small molecule drug candidate designed to restore production of full-length functional proteins. ELX-02 is in Phase 2 clinical development for the treatment of Alport syndrome in patients with nonsense mutations. For more information, please visit www.eloxxpharma.com.
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SOURCE: Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.