Conatus Pharmaceuticals Announces Three Accepted Abstracts for AASLD Annual Meeting
Abstracts accepted for oral presentations included:
- “Multicenter, double-blind, randomized trial of emricasan in subjects post liver transplantation (LT) with recurrent hepatitis C virus (HCV) and liver fibrosis or cirrhosis despite achieving sustained virologic response (SVR),” (abstract #1226, originally accepted as poster, later accepted as oral presentation); and
- “Intestinal dysbiosis augments liver disease progression via NLRP3 in a murine model of primary sclerosing cholangitis,” (abstract #25);
and abstracts accepted for posters included:
- “Molecular mechanisms underlying the effects of emricasan in portal hypertension and chronic liver disease: the hepato-sinusoidal cross-talk matters,” (abstract #1344).
Abstract #25 is an AASLD Foundation Abstract Award Recipient and was accepted for presentation in the Presidential Plenary Session on Translational Science and Genomics.
“As we advance toward releasing top-line results over the next 15 months from our three ENCORE Phase 2b clinical trials in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), the body of preclinical and clinical data documenting the activity and effects of pan-caspase inhibitors continues to grow,” said Conatus co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Conatus is a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel medicines to treat liver disease. In collaboration with
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