Corbus Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on February 11, 2015
Live Audio Webcast on Wednesday, February 11, at 3:05 p.m. EST
NORWOOD, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/11/15 -- Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CRBP) (the "Company"), an emerging drug development company focused on the development and commercialization of its lead product candidate, Resunab™, for the treatment of rare, life-threatening inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, announced today that it is presenting at the 2015 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on February 11, 2015, at 3:05 p.m. EST the Waldorf Astoria in New York, New York.
Yuval Cohen, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, will participant in a fireside chat question and answer session regarding the Company and its clinical development plans for Resunab, a novel synthetic oral drug with unique anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic activity, under clinical development for cystic fibrosis (CF) and diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (scleroderma).
A live audio webcast will be available by accessing the IR Calendar in the Investors section of the Corbus Pharmaceuticals website (www.CorbusPharma.com). The webcast replay will be available approximately two hours after the presentation ends and will be accessible for one month.
Resunab™ is a novel synthetic oral drug with unique anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic activity. Pre-clinical and Phase 1 studies have shown Resunab to have a favorable safety profile coupled with promising potency in pre-clinical models of inflammation and fibrosis. Resunab binds to the CB2 receptor of immune cells and triggers a process known as "inflammatory resolution," in effect turning chronic inflammation "off."
About Corbus Pharmaceuticals
Corbus Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat rare life-threatening inflammatory-fibrotic diseases with clear unmet medical needs. Our lead product candidate Resunab™ is a novel oral specialized pro-resolving mediator anti-inflammatory drug scheduled to commence Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of cystic fibrosis and diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis ("Scleroderma") in 2015. For more information, please visit www.CorbusPharma.com.
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Released February 11, 2015