Synthetic Biologics hosts Investor Day to discuss irritable bowel syndrome program

Published on August 13, 2014 at 8:28 AM · No Comments

Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that it will host an Investor Day in New York to discuss the Company's irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) program, including its novel, oral product SYN-010, targeting constipation-predominant IBS (C-IBS).

Synthetic Biologics' CEO, Jeffery Riley, and Joseph Sliman, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Vice President, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs, will provide an overview of the anticipated clinical and regulatory pathway for SYN-010 to reduce the impact of methane producing organisms on C-IBS, including plans to file an Investigational New Drug (IND) application and initiate a Phase II dose-discovery and proof-of-mechanism clinical study in the second half of 2014. Keynote speaker, Dr. Mark Pimentel will discuss his groundbreaking work that led to the discovery of SYN-010, including the association between the overproduction of methane gas by microorganisms in the gut and conditions such as C-IBS, as well as further detail for SYN-010 itself.

Event Detail:

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT
Grand Hyatt New York Hotel, New York City

This event will be accessible via live webcast, to be made available on Synthetic Biologics' website.

 

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Synthetic Biologics, Inc.

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