LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AC Immune SA (NASDAQ: ACIU), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering precision medicine for neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that company management will participate in a fireside chat and one-on-one investor meetings during the 2022 Jefferies Healthcare Conference, which is taking place at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York, NY from June 8-10, 2022.
During the fireside chat, AC Immune’s CEO Andrea Pfeifer, will provide an overview of the progress being made across the Company’s development pipeline, which includes both cutting edge-diagnostics and highly selective therapeutics that are collectively designed to shift the neurodegenerative disease treatment paradigm towards earlier diagnosis and disease prevention. Dr. Pfeifer will also outline the five additional clinical milestones the Company expects to achieve by year-end, which includes reporting top line Phase 2 results from an Alzheimer’s disease (AD) prevention trial evaluating the anti-Abeta antibody crenezumab in patients with autosomal dominant AD (expected later this quarter).
The fireside chat will take place on June 9, 2022, at 8:00 am EDT / 2:00 pm CEST. A webcast of the fireside chat will be available on the Events Page of AC Immune’s website. Following the fireside chat, a replay will be archived in the same location.
About AC Immune SA
AC Immune SA is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that aims to become a global leader in precision medicine for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and NeuroOrphan indications driven by misfolded proteins. The Company’s two clinically validated technology platforms, SupraAntigen® and Morphomer®, fuel its broad and diversified pipeline of first- and best-in-class assets, which currently features ten therapeutic and three diagnostic candidates, six of which are currently in clinical development. AC Immune has a strong track record of securing strategic partnerships with leading global pharmaceutical companies including Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, Eli Lilly and Company, and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., resulting in substantial non-dilutive funding to advance its proprietary programs and >$3 billion in potential milestone payments.
SupraAntigen® is a registered trademark of AC Immune SA in the following territories: AU, EU, CH, GB, JP, RU and SG. Morphomer® is a registered trademark of AC Immune SA in CN, CH, GB, JP, NO and RU.
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