TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Antibe Therapeutics Inc. ("Antibe" or the “Company”) (TSXV: ATE, OTCQB: ATBPF) is pleased to announce that its Chief Scientific Officer, John Wallace, will deliver a lecture at the 5th World Congress on Hydrogen Sulfide in Biology and Medicine. The conference is being held at the Intercontinental Yorkville Hotel in Toronto, Canada from May 31st to June 3rd, 2018.
Hydrogen sulfide is produced and utilized throughout the body, serving as an anti-inflammatory agent and signaling molecule. The therapeutic potential of hydrogen sulfide is gaining interest given that inflammation is at the root of many diseases, including degenerative diseases, digestive disorders and cancer. The conference will highlight the most recent advances in scientific and medical research of hydrogen sulfide, including Antibe’s novel platform of hydrogen sulfide-releasing drugs for the treatment of pain and inflammation.
The conference will include lectures from leading experts from around the world. John Wallace’s lecture will focus on the clinical development program for Antibe’s lead drug, ATB-346, a novel analgesic for the safe treatment of chronic pain and inflammation.
The proceedings of the conference will be published in The British Journal of Pharmacology.
About Antibe Therapeutics Inc.
Antibe develops safer medicines for pain and inflammation. Antibe’s technology involves linking a hydrogen sulfide-releasing molecule to an existing drug to produce a patented, improved medicine. Antibe’s lead drug ATB-346 targets the global need for a safer, non-addictive drug for chronic pain and inflammation. ATB-352, the second drug in Antibe’s pipeline, targets the urgent global need for a non-addictive analgesic for treating severe acute pain, while ATB-340 is a GI-safe derivative of aspirin. www.antibethera.com.
Antibe’s subsidiary, Citagenix Inc. (“Citagenix”), is a leader in the sales and marketing of tissue regenerative products servicing the orthopedic and dental marketplaces. Since its inception in 1997, Citagenix has become an important source of knowledge and experience for bone regeneration in the Canadian medical device industry. Citagenix is active in 15 countries, operating in Canada through its direct sales teams, and internationally via a network of distributor partnerships. www.citagenix.com.
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