ORYZON Hosting Key Opinion Leader Webinar on Targeting Lysine Specific Demethylase 1 (LSD1) in CNS and Psychiatric Disorders and Oncology
MADRID, Spain and BOSTON, Feb. 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oryzon Genomics, S.A. (ISIN Code: ES0167733015, ORY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging epigenetics to develop therapies in diseases with strong unmet medical need, announced today that it will host a virtual panel discussion, featuring Dr. Dyanna Phillips Domilici (Adams Clinical & Copley Clinical), Dr. med. Peter Hahn (Investigator & Neurology Specialist, emovis), and Dr. Olga Salamero (Vall d' Hebron University Hospital), discussing the unmet medical needs in specific central nervous system (CNS) and oncology diseases, such as Borderline Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Acute Myeloid Leukemia, along with Oryzon’s therapeutic strategy to treat the underlying causes of these diseases by targeting lysine specific demethylase 1 (LSD1), a key target for epigenetic regulation of gene expression, on Monday, February 27, 2023 at 10:00am Eastern Time.
The event will focus on Oryzon’s Phase 2 programs: vafidemstat, an LSD1 inhibitor optimized for CNS and psychiatric disorders, and iadademstat, a selective LSD1 inhibitor for oncology.
Dr. Dyanna Phillips Domilici is a psychiatrist by training and currently works as a Principal Investigator at Adams Clinical and Copley Clinical, two outpatient clinical research sites in the Greater Boston area that specialize in neurologic and psychiatric drug development. In addition to providing clinical trial oversight, she performs psychological and neurological rating scales for trials in Borderline Personality Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder and Alzheimer’s Disease. Prior to joining Adams Clinical in 2018, Dr. Domilici served as Medical Director for the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA before moving on to start the Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Service at Mass General Brigham’s Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, MA, where she later served as the Associate Chair of Psychiatry from 2014-2017. After completing undergraduate and graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University, she received her MD from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and is a 2005 graduate of the Harvard Longwood Psychiatric Residency Training Program.
Dr. Peter Hahn attended Medical School Justus-Liebig-University Giessen in Germany from 2009 to 2014. He completed his Residency and Clinic for Psychiatry, followed by his Clinic for Neurology, at the University-Hospital Frankfurt am Main. Since March 2022, he has worked as a specialist in Neurology, and since July 2022 as an Investigator at emovis Gmbh in Berlin, Germany.
Dr. Olga Salamero attended medical school at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain and completed a student fellowship at Saint Thomas University Hospital in London, UK. She specialized in Hematology at Hospital Clinic i Provincial in Barcelona, Spain and obtained the “Emili Letang best resident prize” in Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain. She has worked as a hematologist at Vall d’ Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona, Spain since 2010, mainly focused on acute myeloid leukemias. She has been participating in more than 15 clinical trials as PI, with special interest in early-phase clinical trials. She is co-author on more than fifty indexed-publications and is an active member of national hematology societies such as Societat Catalana d’ Hematologia i Hemoteràpia (secretary 2014-2018), CETLAM AML study group (vocal, 2018-now), and PETHEMA AML study group. She was hematology residents mentor between 2012 and 2018 and is also an assistant lecturer in the fourth course at medical school in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
A live question and answer session will follow the formal presentations. To register for the event, please click here.
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