SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blade Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company advancing novel anti-fibrotic therapies, today announced that Wendye Robbins, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 31st Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
About Blade Therapeutics
Blade Therapeutics is a private, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing novel anti-fibrotic therapies to meet important patient needs. Blade’s lead compound, BLD-2660, is a highly selective calpain inhibitor targeted for the treatment of chronic fibrotic diseases. BLD-2660 recently completed a Phase I, healthy volunteer, dose escalation study in Australia. The Company plans to initiate a Phase II trial in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in early 2020. Blade’s second candidate, BLD-0409, is a Phase I ready autotaxin inhibitor for the treatment of multiple fibrotic diseases. The Company plans to initiate a Phase 1 study for BLD-0409 in 1Q 2020.
Blade has assembled a critical mass of anti-fibrotic drug development expertise within its top-tier leadership team and a world-class network of advisors. Lead investors in Blade include MPM Capital, Deerfield, Pfizer Ventures, One Ventures, Osage Partners, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research. Please visit http://www.blademed.com/ for more