ProMIS Neurosciences Announces Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the American Academy of Neurology 2023 Annual Meeting
TORONTO, Ontario and CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, March 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ProMIS Neurosciences Inc. (TSX: PMN) (Nasdaq: PMN), a biotechnology company focused on the generation and development of antibody therapeutics targeting toxic misfolded proteins in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and multiple system atrophy (MSA), today announced an oral presentation and two onsite poster presentations at the upcoming American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, which will be held on April 22-27, 2023 in Boston, MA. The presentations highlight ProMIS’ broad pipeline of next-generation neurodegenerative disease therapeutics, including data that further characterize lead drug AD candidate, PMN310, as well as preclinical optimization studies of an Alzheimer’s vaccine and data supporting RACK1 as a potential target in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Title: Rational Design of a Vaccine for Alzheimer’s Disease Using Computationally-Derived Conformational B Cell Epitopes to Selectively Target Toxic Amyloid-Beta Oligomers
itle: Protection Against Toxic Amyloid-Beta Oligomers by PMN310, a Monoclonal Antibody Rationally Designed for Greater Therapeutic Potency in Alzheimer’s Disease
Presenter: Dr. Johanne Kaplan
Date & Time: April 23, 2023 from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. ET
Title: RACK1 Knockdown Is a Potential Therapeutic Target in ALS and FTLD-TDP
About ProMIS Neurosciences Inc.
ProMIS Neurosciences Inc. is a development stage biotechnology company focused on generating and developing antibody therapeutics selectively targeting toxic misfolded proteins in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and multiple system atrophy (MSA. The Company’s proprietary target discovery engine is based on the use of two complementary techniques. The Company applies its thermodynamic, computational discovery platform - ProMIS™ and Collective Coordinates - to predict novel targets known as Disease Specific Epitopes on the molecular surface of misfolded proteins. Using this unique approach, the Company is developing novel antibody therapeutics for AD, ALS and MSA. ProMIS has offices in Toronto, Ontario and Cambridge, Massachusetts. ProMIS is listed on Nasdaq and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PMN.
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