– Webcast event to feature preclinical data of its lead hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) candidate and commentary by a renowned cardiologist –
– Management to provide 2023 Company outlook at the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 10, 2023 –
Edgewise Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: EWTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing orally bioavailable, targeted, small molecule therapies for the treatment of devastating muscle disorders, announced today plans to host a virtual investor call on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at 8:30 am ET. The webcast event will feature a presentation of preclinical results for its lead cardiac program candidate, EDG-7500, initially targeting patients with HCM and will include commentary by a leading cardiology expert.
“EDG-7500 represents Edgewise’s new investigational candidate coming out of our highly productive discovery platform targeting the identification of cardiovascular therapeutics with differentiated mechanisms of action,” said Kevin Koch, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Edgewise Therapeutics. “We believe our preclinical data set around EDG-7500 suggests it can address important unmet medical needs in the treatment of HCM. We are planning to file an IND application in the second half of 2023.”
A live webcast of the event will be available in the Events & Presentations page of Edgewise’s website and a replay will be accessible for a limited period of time following the event. An accompanying slide presentation will also be available. To register for the live webcast and replay, please visit the Edgewise events page.
Further, Edgewise plans to share these data and the Company’s 2023 outlook at the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare conference on January 10, 2023.
Edgewise Therapeutics Presentation at J.P. Morgan Annual Healthcare Conference
Edgewise Therapeutics’ President and Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Koch, Ph.D., will present at the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 10, 2023, at 12:45 pm ET / 9:45 am PT. The presentation will be webcast live; a link for the webcast can be found on the Edgewise events page and will be accessible for replay following the presentation. It is recommended that users connect to the webcast several minutes prior to the start to ensure a timely connection.
About Edgewise Therapeutics
Edgewise Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative treatments for severe, rare neuromuscular and cardiac disorders for which there is significant unmet medical need. Guided by its holistic drug discovery approach to targeting the muscle as an organ, Edgewise has combined its foundational expertise in muscle biology and small molecule engineering to build its proprietary, muscle-focused drug discovery platform. Edgewise’s platform utilizes custom-built high throughput and translatable systems that measure integrated muscle function in whole organ extracts to identify small molecule precision medicines regulating key proteins in muscle tissue. The Company’s lead candidate, EDG-5506, an investigational orally administered small molecule myosin modulator designed to protect injury-susceptible fast skeletal muscle fibers in dystrophinopathies, is advancing in multiple clinical trials in individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy or Becker muscular dystrophy. To learn more, go to: www.edgewisetx.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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