RALEIGH, N.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Islet Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ISLT), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel technologies for the treatment and diagnosis of metabolic disease, announced today it will present three peer-reviewed posters relating to its differentiated sodium glucose transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, remogliflozin etabonate, at the 74th American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, June 13-17.
Two of the posters describe positive Phase 2b clinical efficacy and safety results for remogliflozin etabonate in treating patients with type 2 diabetes. The third poster highlights the best-in-class potential of Islet's novel, bi-phasic formulation of remogliflozin etabonate.
The posters will be available for viewing in Hall D on Sunday, June 15, from 7:30am to 6:30pm Pacific Time, as part of the "Clinical Therapeutics/New Technology – Oral Agents" session. The individual posters are summarized below:
Title: Efficacy and Safety of Once Daily Remogliflozin for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Authors: William O. Wilkison, PhD4; Andy P. Sykes, BSc. Hons.1; Lata Kler, PhD1; Gail L. Kemp, MSc1; Robert Dobbins, MD, PhD2; Robin O'Connor-Semmes, PhD2; Susan Walker4; Steve R. Almond, MMATH3
Title: Efficacy and Safety of Twice Daily Remogliflozin for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Authors: William O. Wilkison, PhD4; Andy P. Sykes, BSc. Hons.1; Lata Kler, PhD1; Jamie D. Lorimer (BSc. Hons.)1; Robin O'Connor-Semmes, PhD2; Robert Dobbins, MD, PhD2; David J. Dorey (MMATH)3; Susan Walker4
Title: Novel Formulation of Remogliflozin Etabonate to Optimize Efficacy and Reduce Side Effects Associated with SGLT2 Inhibition
Authors: William O. Wilkison, PhD4; Susan Walker5; James Green4; Bentley Cheatham5
1Clinical Development, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine Development Center, GlaxoSmithKline, Uxbridge, UK; 2Center for Metabolic Disease, GlaxoSmithKline, RTP, NC, USA; 3Clinical Statistics, GlaxoSmithKline, Mississauga, Canada; 4Islet Sciences, Inc., Raleigh, NC, USA; 5BHV Pharma, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
About Islet Sciences
Islet Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company based in Raleigh, NC, is developing new medicines and technologies for the treatment and diagnosis of metabolic disease. On March 13, 2014, the Company announced the execution of a binding letter of intent to acquire BHV Pharma. The combined pipeline includes remogliflozin etabonate for the treatment of type II diabetes and NASH, a cell-based transplantation therapy for insulin-dependent diabetes; first-in-class immune-modulating small molecule IL-12 inhibitors targeting beta-cell preservation, and a PCR-based molecular diagnostic measuring beta-cell loss for the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes or onset of insulin dependent type 2 diabetes. For more information, please visit http://www.isletsciences.com.
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