Inhibikase Therapeutics to Participate in the Next Generation Kinase Inhibitors Summit
BOSTON and ATLANTA, March 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Inhibikase Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: IKT) (Inhibikase), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics to modify the course of Parkinson's disease and related disorders, today announced that Dr. Milton Werner, Ph.D., the Company's President & Chief Executive Officer will give an oral presentation in the Next Generation Kinase Inhibitors Summit, being held from March 29-31, 2022.
Dr. Werner will discuss the discovery of biochemical processes underlying the initiation and progression of Parkinson's disease to rationalize c-Abl targeting, as well as the Company's lead c-Abl inhibitor IkT-148009, which was designed and engineered to halt Parkinson's disease progression and reverse functional loss. During the presentation, Dr. Werner will also summarize the Company's clinical data from the ongoing Phase 1/1b clinical trials of IkT-148009.
His presentation entitled, "Providing the First Mechanistic Basis for Halting Neurodegenerative Disease: Targeting c-Abl to Reverse Parkinson's Disease," will be given at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 at 9:30 a.m. EDT, Thursday, March 31. The conference is open to the public at no cost to registrants (https://kinase-inhibitors-summit.com).
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. 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, or MSA, and drug delivery technologies for kinase inhibitors such as IkT-001Pro, a prodrug of the anticancer agent Imatinib 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 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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Released March 28, 2022