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Antibody Therapeutics Developer to Present at March Alzheimer's/Parkinson's Conference
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The biotech was selected to discuss its antibodies that selectively target toxic forms of alpha-synuclein.

ProMIS Neurosciences Inc. (PMN:TSX; ARFXF:OTCQB) announced in a news release it will present data in support of its new antibody candidates for Parkinson's disease, at the 2019 Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Diseases Congress later this month.

Specifically at the conference, Dr. Neil Cashman, ProMIS' chief scientific officer, will deliver the podium presentation, "Targeting of Pathogenic Aggregated Alpha-Synuclein: Refining Antibody Epitopes by Design," on March 31. In it he will use ProMIS' preclinical data to explain how the company developed antibodies that selectively bind to toxic forms of alpha-synuclein while sparing the healthy forms of it the body needs. The antibodies also block both, in vitro, the neurotoxicity and spread of the toxic forms of alpha-synuclein, which are considered a root cause of Parkinson's.

On the prior day, March 30, Cashman will co-moderate the panel discussion, "Disease Mechanisms in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases."

The AD/PD conference will take place March 26 to 31, 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal.


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