BARCELONA, Spain and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oryzon Genomics (ISIN Code: ES0167733015), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging epigenetics to develop therapies in oncology and neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that Dr. Carlos Buesa, Oryzon’s Chief Executive Officer, will attend the 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 11–15, 2016 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco to discuss with industry leaders the potential of epigenetics in devastating diseases.
The company will also participate at the Biotech Showcase 2016 event where it will present the latest advances of its Epigenetic programs with special focus on its Alzheimer’s disease program ORY-2001. The presentation will be held in Room Mission I on Track B at the Parc55 Wyndham Union Square Hotel on Wednesday, January 13 at 2:00 PM PST.
The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference brings together industry leaders, financial sponsors and investors to explore innovation and market trends in the pharmaceutical industry. Every January San Francisco attracts additional parallel conferences and multilateral activities between all actors in the industry in a week that is widely viewed as setting the tone for the coming year. An example is the Biotech Showcase™ conference, one of the largest annual international healthcare conferences where Oryzon traditionally starts every year its calendar of public presentations.
Epigenetics is one of the most innovative areas in the industry and Oryzon will have the opportunity to discuss the prospects of its clinical programs with industry leaders and investors for the first time as a public company. “We are very excited to be attending the J.P. Morgan Conference as well as presenting at the 8th Annual Biotech Showcase. These events attract industry experts as well as the financial community. We look forward to the opportunity to highlight Oryzon’s accomplishments and development plans for the upcoming year,” commented Dr. Buesa.
Biotech Showcase™ is an investor and networking conference dedicated to providing an excellent opportunity to private and public biotechnology and life sciences companies to present to, and meet with, investors and pharmaceutical executives during the course of one of the industry's largest annual healthcare conferences. The event attracts industry leaders, innovators, company executives, investors, sector analysts and bankers.
Founded in 2000 in Barcelona, Spain, Oryzon (ISIN Code: ES0167733015), is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company considered the European champion in Epigenetics. The company has one of the strongest portfolios in the field and a clinical asset already partnered with ROCHE. Oryzon’s LSD1 program is currently covered by 19 patent families and has rendered one compound in clinical trials and another one is anticipated to enter clinical trials in early 2016. In addition, Oryzon has ongoing programs for developing inhibitors against other epigenetic targets. The company has a strong technological platform for biomarker identification and performs biomarker and target validation for a variety of malignant and neurodegenerative diseases. Oryzon’s strategy is to develop first in class compounds against novel epigenetic targets through Phase II clinical trials, at which point it is decided on a case-by-case basis to either keep the development in-house or to partner or out-license the compound for late stage development and commercialization. The company has offices in Barcelona and Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.oryzon.com.
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