FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARDX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, GI and metabolic diseases, today announced that Mike Raab, Ardelyx's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Wedbush 2014 Life Sciences Management Access Conference on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at 2:30pm Eastern Time at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City.
Individuals who are interested in listening to the live presentation can participate via webcast at http://wsw.com/webcast/wedbush28/ardx. A copy of the presentation will also be available at http://www.ardelyx.com.
About Ardelyx, Inc.
Ardelyx is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative, non-systemic, small molecule therapeutics that work exclusively in the gastrointestinal tract to treat cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases. The Company has developed a proprietary drug discovery and design platform enabling it, in a rapid and cost-efficient manner, to discover and design novel drug candidates. Utilizing this platform, Ardelyx has discovered and designed tenapanor, a product currently in three separate Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C), complications associated with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Ardelyx formed a collaborative partnership with AstraZeneca in October 2012 to develop and commercialize tenapanor. In addition to tenapanor, the Company is evaluating small molecule NaP2b inhibitors for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in ESRD, a program licensed to Sanofi, and
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