Inventiva to participate at the H.C. Wainwright 3rd Annual
NASH Investor Conference and the Gilbert Dupont NASH Day
October 16, 2019
Daix (France), October 16, 2019 – Inventiva (Euronext: IVA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing oral small molecule therapies for the treatment of diseases in the areas of fibrosis, lysosomal storage disorders and oncology, today announced that Frédéric Cren, Chairman, CEO and cofounder of Inventiva, has been invited to participate at a round table discussion during the upcoming H.C. Wainwright 3rd Annual NASH Investor Conference (New York, USA). This round table will focus on the most promising PPAR programs currently in development for the treatment of NASH. Furthermore, Inventiva will also attend the Gilbert Dupont NASH Day (Paris, France) and present the potential of lanifibranor, the Company’s pan-PPAR and lead drug candidate, as a treatment in this indication.
The event details are as follows:
Conference n°1 : H.C. Wainwright 3rd Annual NASH Investor Conference
Round table: “All-PPAR Fireside Chat”
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am (Eastern Time)
Location: Versailles Room, St. Regis Hotel, Two East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
The round table can be followed live and replayed at the above-mentioned link.
Conference n°2: Gilbert Dupont NASH Day
Round table: “Therapeutic challenges and diagnostics: promising solutions”
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Time: 10:50 am – 12:30 am (Paris Time)
Location: Crédit du Nord, 59 Boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris, France
Lanifibranor, its lead product, is an anti-fibrotic treatment acting on the three alpha, gamma and delta PPARs (peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors), which play key roles in controlling the fibrotic process. Its anti-fibrotic action targets two initial indications with substantial unmet medical need: NASH, a severe and increasingly prevalent liver disease already affecting over 30 million people in the United States, and systemic sclerosis, a disease with a very high mortality rate and for which there is no approved treatment to date.
Inventiva is also developing a second clinical program with odiparcil (IVA 336) for the treatment of patients with mucopolysaccaridosis type VI (or Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome), a rare and severe gene disease affecting children. Odiparcil has also the potential to address other MPS types, characterized by the accumulation of chondroitin or dermatan sulfate (MPS I or Hurler/Sheie syndrome, MPS II or Hunter syndrome, MPS IVa or Morquio syndrome and MPS VII or Sly syndrome). Inventiva is also developing a portfolio of early research projects in the field of oncology.
Inventiva benefits from partnerships with world-leading research entities such as the Institut Curie in the field of oncology. Two strategic partnerships have also been established with world-class major pharmaceutical companies AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim in the fields of autoimmune diseases (specifically in psoriasis) and fibrosis respectively. These partnerships provide milestone payments to Inventiva upon the achievement of pre-clinical, clinical, regulatory and commercial milestones, in addition to royalties on the products resulting from the partnerships.
Inventiva employs over 100 employees and owns R&D facilities near Dijon, acquired from the international pharmaceutical group Abbott. The Company owns, a proprietary chemical library of over 240,000 molecules as well as integrated biology, chemistry, ADME and pharmacology platforms.
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