AUSTIN, Tx., May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. (AGLE), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a new generation of human enzyme therapeutics as innovative solutions for rare and other high-burden diseases, today announced that, due to the public health impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the location of the Company’s 2020 annual meeting of stockholders has been changed and will be held in a virtual meeting format only. As previously announced, the annual meeting will be held on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. To be admitted to the annual meeting at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AGLE2020, stockholders must enter the control number found on their proxy card, voting instruction form or notice previously received. Further information regarding this change to the location of the annual meeting can be found in the supplemental proxy materials filed by Aeglea with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 28, 2020.
About Agelea BioTherapeutics, Inc.
Aeglea BioTherapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company redefining the potential of human enzyme therapeutics to benefit people with rare and other high burden diseases. Aeglea's lead product candidate, pegzilarginase, is in a pivotal Phase 3 trial for the treatment of Arginase 1 Deficiency and has received both Rare Pediatric Disease and Breakthrough Therapy Designations. The Company received approval of its Clinical Trial Application (CTA) for ACN00177 for the treatment of Homocystinuria by the United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). Aeglea has an active discovery platform, with the most advanced program for Cystinuria. For more information, please visit http://aegleabio.com.
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Kelly Boothe, Ph.D.
Director, Corporate Communications
Senior Director, Finance & Investor Relations