Ra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:RARX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of next-generation therapeutics for the treatment of complement-mediated diseases, today announced that data on the Company’s first-in-class, oral small molecule complement C5 program will be presented at the 22nd Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) from June 22-25, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. Inhibition of C5 is a clinically validated approach for the control of complement-induced hemolysis in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).
Details of the oral presentation are as follows:
Title: Discovery of Orally Bioavailable Small Molecules for
Inhibition of Complement C5
Session Title: Bone marrow failure and PNH (oral presentation)
Presenter: Alonso Ricardo, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Head of Research, Ra Pharma
Date/Time: Saturday, June 24, 5:00- 5:15 PM CEST
Location: Room N104
Abstract Code: S500
About Ra Pharmaceuticals
Ra Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of next-generation therapeutics for complement-mediated diseases. The Company discovers and develops peptides and small molecules to target key components of the complement cascade. For more information, please visit: www.rapharma.com.
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