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Cortexyme to Present Results from the GAIN Trial: A Phase 2/3 Study of Atuzaginstat in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer’s Disease at CTAD 2021

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., September 27, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cortexyme, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRTX), a company advancing a pivotal Phase 2/3 trial in Alzheimer’s disease and a growing pipeline of therapeutics for degenerative diseases, today announced that it will participate at the upcoming 14th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD 2021) conference scheduled for November 9-12, 2021, in Boston, Massachusetts, as well as virtually. Cortexyme will present results from its Phase 2/3 GAIN Trial evaluating the efficacy of its lead small molecule atuzaginstat in 643 mild to moderate Alzheimer’s patients. Cortexyme expects to announce top-line results in advance of its scientific presentation at CTAD 2021. Results of the GAIN Trial’s Phase 2 periodontal disease REPAIR sub-study also are expected to be announced by mid-November.

About Cortexyme

Cortexyme, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRTX) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering upstream therapeutic approaches designed to improve the lives of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other degenerative diseases. The company is advancing its disease-modifying therapy in mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, in addition to growing a proprietary pipeline of first-in-class small molecule therapeutics for Parkinson’s disease, periodontitis, coronavirus and other diseases with high unmet clinical need. Cortexyme’s lead program targets a specific, infectious pathogen called P. gingivalis found in the brain and other organs and tied to degeneration and inflammation in humans and animal models. The company’s causation evidence for Alzheimer’s disease and the mechanism of its novel therapeutic has been independently replicated and confirmed by multiple laboratories around the world, as well as published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. To learn more about Cortexyme, visit www.cortexyme.com or follow @Cortexyme on Twitter.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this news release contain "forward-looking statements" that are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release may be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "expect," "believe," "will," "may," "should," "estimate," "project," "outlook," "forecast," "potential" or other similar words. Examples of forward-looking statements include, among others, statements Cortexyme makes regarding the sufficiency of its cash position to fund its operations; its business plans, strategy, timeline, prospects, and milestone expectations; the timing and success of the company’s clinical trials and related data, including with respect to the GAIN and REPAIR Trials, as well as enabling and human studies of COR588; the potential of atuzaginstat to treat Alzheimer’s disease, periodontal disease, and other potential indications; the potential of COR803 to treat coronavirus infections; the timing of announcements and updates relating to its clinical trials and related data; the potential therapeutic benefits, safety and efficacy of the company’s product candidate or library of compounds and statements about its ability to obtain, and the timing relating to, regulatory submissions and approvals with respect to the company’s drug product candidate. Forward-looking statements are based on Cortexyme’s current expectations and are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks, and assumptions that are difficult to predict and could cause actual results to differ materially from what the company expects. Further, certain forward-looking statements are based on assumptions as to future events that may not prove to be accurate. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include, but are not limited to, the risks and uncertainties described in the section titled "Risk Factors" in Cortexyme’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 1, 2021, its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on August 6, 2021, and other reports as filed with the SEC. Forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of this date, and Cortexyme undertakes no duty to update such information except as required under applicable law.

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Contacts

Cortexyme Contact:
Stacy Roughan
Cortexyme, Inc.
Vice President, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
ir@cortexyme.com