Abstract highlighting Gain’s STAR candidate for Parkinson’s disease selected as one of the 10 Best Abstracts at the conference
BETHESDA, Md., April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gain Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GANX) (“Gain”), a biotechnology company focused on redefining drug discovery by identifying and optimizing allosteric binding sites that have never before been targeted, today announced a poster presentation at the International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders (IAPRD) 2021 World Congress being held virtually May 1-4, 2021. The presentation will highlight data demonstrating the potential of the company’s structurally targeted allosteric regulators (STARs) to restore relevant biological function in vitro and improve motor deficits in an in vivo model of Parkinson’s disease.
Abstract Title: “Preclinical development of brain-penetrant structurally targeted allosteric regulators for the treatment of GBA1 Parkinson’s disease and related α-synucleinopathies”
Presenter: Roberto Maj, Pharm.D., Head of Development, Gain Therapeutics
Presentation Number: BA04
Date/Time: The poster will be available starting Saturday, May 1, 2021, 14:30 CET/ 08:30 ET and will be accessible for the duration of the conference
The presentation will be featured as one of the 10 Best Abstracts in 2021. Additional details can be found on the IAPRD 2021 World Conference website at https://www.iaprd-world-congress.com/. Presentation materials will be available on the Gain website following the conference.
About Gain Therapeutics, Inc.
Gain Therapeutics, Inc. is redefining drug discovery with its SEE-Tx™ target identification platform. By identifying and optimizing allosteric binding sites that have never before been targeted, Gain is unlocking new treatment options for difficult-to-treat disorders characterized by protein misfolding. Gain was established in 2017 with the support of its founders and institutional investors. It has been awarded funding support from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and The Silverstein Foundation for Parkinson’s with GBA, as well as from the Eurostars-2 joint program with co-funding from the European Union Horizon 2020 research and Innosuisse. In July 2020, Gain Therapeutics, Inc. completed a share exchange with Gain Therapeutics, SA, a Swiss corporation, whereby GT Gain Therapeutics SA became a wholly owned subsidiary of Gain Therapeutics, Inc.
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