ADVISORY, May 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:CBAY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to treat metabolic diseases with high unmet medical need, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Harold Van Wart, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, May 18, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:CBAY):
CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CBAY) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to treat metabolic diseases with high unmet medical need, including serious rare and orphan disorders. Arhalofenate, the company's lead product candidate, has shown two therapeutic actions in a single drug in multiple Phase 2 gout studies. In gout patients, arhalofenate is intended to prevent painful flares in joints while at the same time promoting excretion of uric acid by the kidney, thereby addressing both the signs and symptoms of gout and the hyperuricemia that is the root cause of the disease. CymaBay's second product candidate, MBX-8025 is a potent, selective, orally active PPARδ agonist. A Phase 2 study of MBX-8025 in patients with mixed dyslipidemia established that it has an anti-atherogenic lipid profile. CymaBay has initiated a Phase 2 pilot study of MBX-8025 in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
For additional information about CymaBay visit www.cymabay.com.
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