SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PhaseRx, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing mRNA treatments for life-threatening inherited liver diseases in children, today announced that the company will give a presentation on the development of its mRNA therapeutic, PRX-OTC, to treat ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency at the 5th International mRNA Health Conference taking place November 1-2, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The talk, titled "Targeted mRNA delivery to the liver as a treatment for ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTCD)" will be presented by Robert Overell, Ph.D., President and CEO of PhaseRx, on November 1 at 5:30 p.m. CET.
PhaseRx is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing mRNA products for the treatment of children with inherited enzyme deficiencies in the liver using intracellular enzyme replacement therapy (i-ERT). PhaseRx's initial product development focus is on urea cycle disorders, a group of rare genetic diseases that generally present before the age of twelve and are characterized by the body's inability to remove ammonia from the blood with potentially devastating consequences for patients. The company's i-ERT approach is enabled by its proprietary Hybrid mRNA Technology™ platform. PhaseRx is headquartered in Seattle. For more information, please visit www.phaserx.com.
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