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BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gain Therapeutics, Inc., (“Gain”) a biotechnology company focused on redefining drug discovery by identifying and optimizing allosteric binding sites that have never before been targeted, today announced that it will present three late-breaker abstracts at the 17th annual WORLDSymposium, a research conference dedicated to lysosomal diseases being held virtually February 8-12, 2021. The poster presentations will highlight data supporting Gain’s Gaucher disease, GM1 gangliosidosis and Morquio B programs.

Poster Presentation Details:
   
Title:  Insights into the mechanism of action of structurally targeted allosteric regulators for the treatment of Gaucher disease
Presenter: Natàlia Pérez Carmona, Ph.D., Gain Therapeutics
Date/Time: February 12, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. EST
   
Title: Preclinical development of brain-penetrant structurally targeted allosteric regulators for the treatment of neuronopathic Gaucher disease
Presenter: Ana Maria García-Collazo, Ph.D., Gain Therapeutics
Date/Time: February 12, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. EST
   
Title: Insights into the mechanism of action of structurally targeted allosteric regulators for the treatment of GLB1-related disorders
Presenter: Tiziana Rosa, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Gain Therapeutics
Date/Time: February 12, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. EST

Additional details can be found on the WORLDSymposium website at https://worldsymposia.org/.

About Gain Therapeutics, Inc.
Gain Therapeutics, Inc. is redefining drug discovery with its SEE-TxTM 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 originally established in 2017 with the support of its founders and institutional investors such as TiVenture, 3B Future Health Fund (formerly known as Helsinn Investment Fund) and VitaTech. 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 GT Gain Therapeutics SA., a Swiss corporation, whereby GT Gain Therapeutics SA became a wholly owned subsidiary of Gain Therapeutics, Inc.

For more information, visit https://www.gaintherapeutics.com/

Forward-Looking Statements
Any statements in this release that are not historical facts may be considered to be “forward-looking statements.” Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties which may cause results to differ materially and adversely from the statements contained herein. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding Gain Therapeutics, Inc. (Gain) expected use of the proceeds from the Series B financing round; the market opportunity for Gain’s product candidates; and the business strategies and development plans of Gain. Some of the potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those predicted include Gain’s ability to: make commercially available its products and technologies in a timely manner or at all; enter into other strategic alliances, including arrangements for the development and distribution of its products; obtain intellectual property protection for its assets; accurately estimate its expenses and cash burn and raise additional funds when necessary. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. Except as required by law, Gain does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date they are made, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Investor Contact:
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LifeSci Advisors
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