89bio to Present at the SVB Leerink 9th Annual Global Healthcare Conference
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 89bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ETNB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of liver and cardio-metabolic diseases, today announced that Rohan Palekar, the company’s Chief Executive Officer, will present at the SVB Leerink 9th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:30 AM ET in New York, NY.
The live and archived webcast of the presentation will be accessible from the company’s website at https://ir.89bio.com/events-and-presentations. The replay of the webcast will be available on the company’s website.
89bio is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of liver and cardio-metabolic diseases. The company’s lead product candidate, BIO89-100, is being developed for the treatment of NASH. The company also intends to develop BIO89-100 for the treatment of SHTG. BIO89-100 is a specifically engineered glycoPEGylated analog of FGF21 that is currently in a proof of concept Phase 1b/2a clinical trial in patients with NASH or NAFLD and a high risk of NASH. 89bio is headquartered in San Francisco with operations in Herzliya, Israel. Visit 89bio.com for more information.
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