SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Resverlogix Corp. (TSX:RVX) (the "Company") today announced that Donald McCaffrey, president and chief executive officer presented at the 7th Annual Biotech Showcase Conference 2015 during JP Morgan week. The presentation can be accessed via the following link: http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/5wz2z9gn
Mr. McCaffrey was excited to share developments of the Company's proposed new phase 3 clinical trial BETONMACE. "This trial represents an unprecedented opportunity to reduce major adverse coronary events "MACE" in patients with diabetes. RVX-208 is the only selective BET-Bromodomain inhibitor in clinical trials to reduce the risk of death by cardiac events in patients with CVD and diabetes."
RVX-208 is a first-in-class, small molecule selective BET bromodomain inhibitor. BET-Bromodomain inhibition is an epigenetic mechanism that can turn disease-causing genes either on or off, returning them to a healthier state. RVX-208 is the first and only BET inhibitor selective for BRD4-BD2, producing a nexus of biological effects with important benefits for patients with disease such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, Alzheimer's disease, peripheral artery disease, and chronic kidney disease while maintaining an excellent safety profile. Resverlogix is planning to study RVX-208 in a proposed Phase 3 clinical trial in CVD patients with diabetes mellitus and low HDL.
Resverlogix Corp. is developing RVX-208, a first-in-class, small molecule selective BET bromodomain inhibitor for the treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, Alzheimer's disease, peripheral artery disease, and chronic kidney disease. RVX-208 is the only selective BET bromodomain inhibitor in clinical trials. Resverlogix's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RVX). For further information please visit www.resverlogix.com. We can be followed on our blog at http://www.resverlogix.com/blog.
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For further information, please contact:
Donald J. McCaffrey
President and CEO
Email: [email protected]
Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
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SOURCE Resverlogix Corp.