Inhibikase Therapeutics to Host Virtual R&D Event on March 22, 2023
BOSTON and ATLANTA, March 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Inhibikase Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: IKT) ("Inhibikase" or "Company"), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing protein kinase inhibitor therapeutics to modify the course of Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's-related disorders and other diseases of the Abelson Tyrosine Kinases, today announced that it will host a virtual R&D Event on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 11:00 am ET.
The virtual event will feature presentations and an interactive Q&A session from the Company's executive leadership team and highlight key clinical updates and upcoming milestones across the Company's neurodegenerative and oncological pipeline. The event will provide an overview of pre-clinical studies that formed the basis for the ongoing Phase 2a '201' trial for the Company's lead candidate, IkT-148009, a potent, selective, brain penetrant c-Abl tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Management will highlight the clinical development strategy for the 201 trial as well as future clinical trials evaluating IkT-148009, including its planned expansion into Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). The Company will round its presentation with the status of IkT-001Pro, a prodrug formulation of imatinib mesylate which is currently being evaluated in a bioequivalence study for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.
A live webcast of the Company's event will be available on the "News & Events" in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.inhibikase.com. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days following the presentation.
About Inhibikase (www.inhibikase.com)
Inhibikase Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: IKT) is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for Parkinson's disease and related disorders. Inhibikase's multi-therapeutic pipeline focuses on neurodegeneration and its lead program IkT-148009, an Abelson Tyrosine Kinase (c-Abl) inhibitor, targets the treatment of Parkinson's disease inside and outside the brain as well as other diseases that arise from Ableson Tyrosine Kinases. Its multi-therapeutic pipeline is pursuing Parkinson's-related disorders of the brain and GI tract, orphan indications related to Parkinson's disease such as Multiple System Atrophy, and drug delivery technologies for kinase inhibitors such as IkT-001Pro, a prodrug of the anticancer agent imatinib mesylate that the Company believes will provide a better patient experience with fewer on-dosing side-effects. The Company's RAMP™ medicinal chemistry program has identified a number of follow-on compounds to IkT-148009 to be potentially applied to other cognitive and motor function diseases of the brain. Inhibikase is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with offices in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Milton H. Werner, Ph.D.
President & CEO
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Released March 16, 2023