SAN DIEGO, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq:LIFE), a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of immuno-modulatory protein therapeutics to treat patients suffering from rare, severe, immune-mediated diseases, as well as various cancers, today announced that the company will participate in a fireside chat at the upcoming BMO Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Conference at the Westin New York Grand Central Hotel in New York City on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Links to a live audio webcast and replay of the fireside chat discussion may be accessed on the aTyr website events page at: http://investors.atyrpharma.com/events-and-webcasts. An audio replay will be available for 90 days following the event.
About aTyr Pharma
aTyr Pharma is engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines for patients using its knowledge of Physiocrine biology, a newly discovered set of immunological and physiological pathways. To date, aTyr has generated three innovative and unique development programs based on its knowledge of the Resokine pathway to treat patients suffering from rare, severe, immune-mediated diseases, as well as various cancers. aTyr’s two lead programs, Resolaris and iMod.Fc, are agonists of the Resokine pathway designed to temper immune engagement in diseases characterized by excessive immune cell involvement. aTyr’s third program, ORCA, represents a preclinical research program that targets a novel, proprietary immuno-oncology pathway using antibodies to enhance the immune response in tumor settings. aTyr has built an intellectual property estate, to protect its pipeline, comprising over 220 issued patents or allowed patent applications that are owned or exclusively licensed, including over 300 potential Physiocrine-based protein compositions. For more information, please visit http://www.atyrpharma.com.
Sr. Director, Investor Relations
Source: aTyr Pharma, Inc.