SAN DIEGO, Nov. 21, 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 Sanjay Shukla, M.D., M.S., President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a fireside chat at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference will be held at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY.
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.
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Source: aTyr Pharma, Inc.