aTyr Pharma Announces Presentations on Interstitial Lung Disease and the iMod.Fc Program at the American Thoracic Society 2017 International Conference and Will Host an Educational Webinar
- Poster Presentations to Explore Potential of Augmenting Resokine Pathway in Severe, Rare Pulmonary Diseases with an Immune or Fibrotic Component -
- Conference Call and Webcast Featuring Guest Speaker Dr.
In conjunction with the ATS presentations,
Details of the ATS poster sessions are below:
Fibrosis: Mediators and Modulators -
- Title: Resokine Modulates Immune Cell Infiltration into the Lung and Provides Therapeutic Activity in a Bleomycin-Induced Lung Fibrosis Model
- Author and Presenter:
Kathy Ogilvie, PhD, Director, Physiology, aTyr Pharma
- Supporting Authors: Do M., Chiang K., Adams R., Crampton S., Nangle L., Cubitt A., McKew J., Ashlock M., Mendlein J.
- Poster Viewing:
11:15 a.m.– 1:00 p.m. ET
- Location: Area A, Hall B-C (
Middle Building, Lower Level), Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Immune Pathways in Acute Lung Injury and Fibrosis -
- Title: The Resokine Pathway Is Implicated in the Pathology of Interstitial Lung Disease
- Author and Presenter:
Leslie A. Nangle, PhD, Director, Discovery Biology, aTyr Pharma
- Supporting Authors: Tong Y., Mertsching E., Crampton S., Adams R., Chiang K., Ogilvie K., Schimmel P., McKew J., King D., Mendlein J.
- Poster Viewing:
9:15 a.m.– 9:45 a.m. ET
- Poster Discussion: 9:45 a.m. –
11:15 a.m. ET
Room 206( South Building, Level 2), Walter E. Washington Convention Center
The presentations provide early preclinical support for the development of the iMod.Fc program for the treatment of patients with severe, rare pulmonary diseases characterized by an immune or fibrotic component. aTyr plans to initiate its first clinical trial for the iMod.Fc program in the second half of the year.
Conference Call and Webcast Details
To access the call, please dial 844-358-9116 (domestic) or 209-905-5951 (international) and ask to join the
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