Inhibikase Therapeutics to Present at the Grand Challenges in Parkinson's Disease Conference
BOSTON and ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Inhibikase Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: IKT) (Inhibikase), 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 Milton Werner, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Inhibikase, will present at the Grand Challenges in Parkinson's Disease Conference. The event is being held in Grand Rapids, Michigan and virtually between September 28-29, 2022.
Abstract Title: Clinical studies of a potential disease-modifying agent for Parkinson's disease: IkT-148009
Session: Session 3: c-Abl Inhibition
Presentation Date & Time: September 28, 2022, 3:00pm-3:30pm EDT
Location: Van Andel Institute
The presentation will detail the outcomes from multiple pre-clinical animal model studies of IkT-148009 as a potential disease modifying therapy for inherited and idiopathic Parkinson's disease, including results indicating multi-organ repair using once daily oral therapy.
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 has a primary focus 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 September 21, 2022