Edgewise Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: EWTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing orally bioavailable small molecule targeted therapies for the treatment of devastating muscle disorders, today announced plans to host a call for Virtual Investors Tuesday, January 1, 3, 2023, at 8:30am ET. The webcast event will feature a presentation of preclinical results for its lead cardiac program candidate, EDG-7500, initially aimed at patients with HCM, and will include commentary from a leading cardiology expert.
“EDG-7500 represents Edgewise’s new investigational candidate emerging from our highly productive discovery platform aimed at identifying cardiovascular therapies with differentiated mechanisms of action,” said Kevin Koch, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Edgewise Therapeutics. “We believe our preclinical data set on EDG-7500 suggests it may address important unmet medical needs in the treatment of HCM. We are planning to file an IND application in the second half of 2023.”
A live webcast of the event will be available on the Events & Presentations page of the Edgewise website and a replay will be accessible for a limited time after the event. An accompanying slide presentation will also be available. To register for the live webcast and replay, visit the Edgewise Events page.
Additionally, Edgewise plans to share this data and the company’s outlook for 2023 to 41st JP Morgan Healthcare Annual Conference on January 10, 2023.
Presentation of Edgewise Therapeutics at the JP Morgan Annual Healthcare Conference
Edgewise Therapeutics President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Koch, Ph.D., will present at the 41st JP Morgan Healthcare Annual Conference on January 10, 2023, at 12:45 PM ET / 9:45 AM PT. The presentation will be broadcast live on the web; a link for the webcast is available on Edgewise’s events page and will be accessible for replay after the presentation. Users are advised to connect to the webcast several minutes before it starts to ensure timely connection.
About Edgewise Therapeutics
Edgewise Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative treatments for severe and rare neuromuscular and cardiac disorders for which there is a significant unmet medical need. Guided by its holistic approach to drug discovery to target muscle as an organ, Edgewise has combined its foundational expertise in muscle biology and small molecule engineering to build its proprietary muscle-centric drug discovery platform. Edgewise’s platform uses high-throughput, custom-translatable systems that measure integrated muscle function in whole organ extracts to identify precision small-molecule drugs that regulate key proteins in muscle tissue. The company’s lead candidate, EDG-5506, an orally administered small-molecule myosin modulator designed to protect fast skeletal muscle fibers susceptible to injury in dystrophinopathies, is advancing in multiple clinical trials in individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy or Becker muscular dystrophy. To find out more, go to: www.edgewisetx.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Chirping and Facebook.
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