BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- resTORbio, Inc., (TORC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines that target the biology of aging to prevent or treat aging-related diseases, has been selected to present new data from its clinical development program targeting immunosenescence during a late-breaking session at the Infectious Disease Society of America’s (IDSA) IDWeek™ 2019 Conference, to take place October 2-6 in Washington DC.
resTORbio’s presentation will highlight data from the Phase 2b clinical trial of the company’s most advanced product candidate, RTB101, an oral, selective, and potent TORC1 inhibitor. TORC1 inhibition has been shown to be of therapeutic benefit in multiple aging-related conditions in preclinical studies, including immunosenescence (aging-related decline in immune function). RTB101 is currently under evaluation as part of the Phase 3 PROTECTOR clinical trial program, with topline data from the first Phase 3 study expected by early first quarter of 2020.
resTORbio late-breaking presentation details:
- Presentation Title: “TORC1 inhibition with RTB101 as a potential pan-antiviral immunotherapy to decrease the incidence of illness associated with respiratory tract infections in older adults”
- Presenter: Joan Mannick, MD, Chief Medical Officer, resTORbio
- Session: Late Breaker Oral Abstract Session 1
- Date/Time: October 3, 1:45 pm ET
- Location: Walter E Washington Convention Center, 209 ABC
resTORbio, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines that target the biology of aging to prevent or treat aging-related diseases. resTORbio’s lead program selectively inhibits TORC1, an evolutionarily conserved pathway that contributes to the decline in function of multiple organ systems, including immune, neurologic and cardiac function. Learn more about resTORbio, Inc. at www.resTORbio.com.
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