• BIO International Convention 2018, Boston, Ma, USA
  • Jefferies 2018 Global Healthcare Conference, New York, USA
  • 14th Spring European Midcap Event, Paris, France

MADRID, Spain and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oryzon Genomics (ISIN Code: ES0167733015) (BME:ORY), a public clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging epigenetics to develop therapies in diseases with strong unmet medical need, has announced today that Executive Directors of the company will present at several international reputed conferences in June.

Dr. Tamara Maes, VP and CSO, and Mr. Emili Torrell, BDO of Oryzon, will participate at the BIO International Convention and at the partnering sessions. The Convention will be held at the Boston Convention Center on June 4-7.

Dr. Carlos Buesa, Oryzon’s CEO, will also attend Jefferies 2018 Global Healthcare Conference to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel of New York on June 5-8.

In addition, Dr. Buesa will present the recent progresses of the company and corporate plans to the European investor community at the 14th Spring European Midcap Event, to be held in Paris on June 27-28 at the Hotel Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel.

The company has accelerated its clinical developments by starting recently a second Phase IIa clinical trial with ORY-2001, in mild and moderate Alzheimer's patients after receiving the authorizations from the regulatory authorities of Spain, France and the United Kingdom. The company is also running a Phase IIa clinical trial with ORY-2001 in multiple sclerosis patients.

ORY-2001 is an oral, brain penetrant drug that selectively inhibits LSD1 and MAOB. The molecule acts at several levels, reducing cognitive deterioration, memory loss and neuroinflammation, and at the same time has shown neuroprotective effects. Epigenetic approaches, which produce changes in the patterns of gene expression in brain cells, can play an important role in neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders.

About Oryzon
Founded in 2000 in Barcelona, Spain, Oryzon (ISIN Code: ES0167733015) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company considered as the European champion in Epigenetics. The company has one of the strongest portfolios in the field. Oryzon’s LSD1 program has rendered two compounds in clinical trials. In addition, Oryzon has ongoing programs for developing inhibitors against other epigenetic targets. The company has a strong technological platform for biomarker identification and performs biomarker and target validation for a variety of malignant and neurodegenerative diseases. The company has offices in Spain and USA. For more information, visit www.oryzon.com.

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US Contact:Spain:The Company:
The Trout GroupATREVIAEmili Torrell
Thomas HoffmannPatricia Cobo/Luis RejanoBD Director
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