Inhibikase Therapeutics to Present at the International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases and related neurological disorders
BOSTON and ATLANTA, March 21, 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 Milton Werner, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Inhibikase, will present at the International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases and related neurological disorders (AD/PD™), being held in Gothenburg, Sweden, and virtually, from March 28-April 1, 2023.
Presentation Title: Clinical Status of IKT-148009, A Potential Disease-Modifying Therapeutics for Parkinson's and Related Disorders
Session: Advances in PD and LBD Diagnosis and Drug Development
Date & Time: Saturday, April 1, 2023, 4:30pm CET / 10:30am ET
The presentation will detail the critical role of c-Abl in initiating and driving progression of neurodegeneration, as well as the potential of IkT-148009 as a disease-modifying therapy to halt disease progression and lead to functional recovery of motor and non-motor function in the brain and GI tract. Dr. Werner will highlight therapeutic evaluation of efficacy for IkT-148009 in animal models as well as review safety and tolerability data from the Company's Phase 1/1b study. Further, Dr. Werner will review the Company's development strategy for its ongoing Phase 2a '201' trial.
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 21, 2023