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International Steering Committee for RVX-208 IVUS Trial Formed

Dr. Steven Nissen to Chair Steering Committee for Landmark ApoA-I Trial

TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX

CALGARY, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Resverlogix Corp. ("Resverlogix" or the "Company") (TSX:RVX) is pleased to announce the formation of the Steering Committee for the RVX-208 Phase 2b clinical trial assessing atherosclerosis by IVUS (Intravascular Ultrasound). This is a study in Acute Coronary Syndrome patients expected to start in 2009.

"We are honored to have an experienced and highly esteemed group of internationally recognized cardiologists to lead this important IVUS atherosclerosis study," said Mr. Donald J. McCaffrey, President and CEO of Resverlogix. "ApoA-IMilano infusions have previously been shown to be the most efficient means to reduce atherosclerosis, we will now test the hypothesis that a permanent endogenous ApoA-I increase by oral administration of RVX-208 has the same capacity".

Appointed members of the Phase 2b IVUS Steering Committee include:

Chairman: Dr. Steven Nissen, M.D., Chairman of the Department of

Cardiovascular Medicine located on the main campus of Cleveland


Principal Investigator: Dr. Stephen Nicholls, M.B.B.S, Ph.D., Medical

Director of Intravascular Ultrasound and Angiography Core

Laboratories at Cleveland Clinic and Clinical Director of the

Cleveland Clinic Center for Cardiovascular Diagnostics and


Dr. Christie M. Ballantyne, M.D., Associate Chief and Professor,

Section of Atherosclerosis and Lipoprotein Research, Baylor College

of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

Dr. John J.P. Kastelein, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and

Chairman of the Department of Vascular Medicine at the Academic

Medical Centre (AMC) of the University of Amsterdam, where he holds

the Strategic Chair of Genetics of Cardiovascular Disease and

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