Navigation Links
Rhythm's RM-131 Restores GI Function as a Potent Ghrelin Prokinetic
Date:5/9/2011

the U.S. and causes chronic nausea, vomiting, malnutrition, and a high rate of hospitalization. The U.S. economic cost of gastroparesis is estimated to total $3.5 billion, and annual hospitalization costs for diabetic gastroparesis exceed $200 million.

About RM-131

RM-131 is a small-peptide analog of ghrelin, a hormone produced in the stomach that stimulates gastrointestinal activity, mitigates proinflammatory cytokine production, and is the only hormone known to stimulate appetite. Derived from the natural ghrelin sequence, RM-131 has been optimized to stimulate gastrointestinal motility and anti-inflammatory activity, with enhanced stability and pharmacokinetics.

About Rhythm (www.rhythmtx.com)

Rhythm is a biotechnology company developing peptide therapeutics that address unmet needs in metabolic diseases. Rhythm investors include MPM Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and Third Rock Ventures. The company is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Contact:
Bart Henderson
President
(617) 425-9219
bhenderson@rhythmtx.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Rhythm
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. U.S. Hospital Sales Opportunities Maximized Through Functional Optimization
2. Golimumab Phase 3 Data Show Significant Improvement In Physical Function In Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
3. Premier Research Achieves Double-Digit Growth in Functional Sourcing for the Third Straight Year
4. RVX-208 Data Demonstrates Increase in Functional HDL Particles
5. CorMatrix Announces Pre-Clinical Data Suggesting Next Generation ECM Technology(TM) Can Improve Cardiac Function
6. Kidneys for Transplant Function Earlier and Last Longer When Preserved in a Machine Compared to the Traditional Box of Ice
7. Data Published in Nature Cell Biology Reveal Novel Function of Drug Target EpCAM in Cancer Cell Signalling
8. NeuroFocus Names John Polich, World-Renowned Scientist in Brain Function and Cognition, to Head Global NeuroLab Operations
9. GeneCopoeia Introduces Genome-Wide MicroRNA (miRNA) Functional Analysis Tools
10. Kibow Biotech Strongly Supports World Kidney Day for Maintenance of Healthy Kidney Function
11. Pepscan Achieves a Breakthrough With CLIPS Immunogen Technology: Synthetic Peptide Antigen is Able to Induce Fully Functional Antibodies Against a Formerly Intractable GPCR Target CXCR7
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... December 18, 2014 iLab Solutions, the ... appointment of Siri Bryant as the new Director of ... of Core Implementations. These two new leadership positions were ... service by ensuring that iLab continues to meet the ... last four years, iLab has been deployed at over ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 The empty capsules ... rising ageing population and technological innovations in the ... industries are catalysing the growth of the empty ... http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/empty-capsules-market-218018190.html , Scope of Report , The ... as new entrants/smaller firms to gauge the pulse ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 18, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that the ... will grow moderately through 2023 as the aging population, ... of dental biomaterials all spur procedure volumes. Growth will ... China and India ... within reach for a larger proportion of the population. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 18, 2014   ISN has released its ... Indicators publication series. With data aggregated from ... in 2013 within its online contractor management platform, ISNetworld, ... performance indicator (KPI) statistics. The ... publication is available in two industry specific volumes: ...
Breaking Biology Technology:iLab Solutions Announces Two New Leadership Positions to Meet the Needs of Its Growing Customer Base 2Empty Capsules Market Hit to Reach $1,820 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Empty Capsules Market Hit to Reach $1,820 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Empty Capsules Market Hit to Reach $1,820 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 3ISN Releases Third Edition of US Contractor Health & Safety Performance Indicators Publication Series 2ISN Releases Third Edition of US Contractor Health & Safety Performance Indicators Publication Series 3
... 29 ImQuest BioSciences and Arisyn Therapeutics jointly ... strategic drug development partnership to provide support necessary ... the treatment of infectious disease and cancer. Arisyn ... of inhibitors with demonstrated preclinical efficacy against HIV, ...
... - Strong Focus on the Markets of ... General Meeting Passes Dividend of EUR0.40 per Share , ... an unchanged,dividend of EUR0.40 per share following the record year in ... year 2008 with record results.,Gerresheimer achieved sales of EUR1.06 billion (prior ...
... Survival and Biomarker Data for Ipilimumab to be Presented ... MEDX ) announced today that the following clinical ... well as for an anti-PD-1 antibody for cancer treatment, ... at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of ...
Cached Biology Technology:ImQuest BioSciences and Arisyn Therapeutics Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Infectious Disease and Cancer Drugs 22008 a Record Year for Gerresheimer 2Medarex Announces Presentations at Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2Medarex Announces Presentations at Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 3Medarex Announces Presentations at Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 4
(Date:11/18/2014)... , Nov. 17, 2014   ... and EMC collaborate to develop The Partners Data ... , The Partners Data Lake will allow researcher ... improve diagnostics, treatment and the lives of patients ... research and clinical activities across the Partners system, ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... Nov. 18, 2014   EyeLock Inc. , ... and MorphoTrust USA (Safran), a leading ... announced a strategic partnership to offer comprehensive biometric ... administration (MVA), airport screening and financial services markets. ... MorphoTrust serves consumers through a nationwide network of ...
(Date:11/12/2014)... , Nov. 12, 2014 Crossmatch™, a ... that its U.are.U ® fingerprint readers have been ... in Central Mexico . The bakery ... to eliminate payroll issues caused by employees clocking in ... the U.are.U fingerprint readers, Montparnasse relied on paper timecards ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 2Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 3Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 4Partners HealthCare and EMC Unite to Solve Health Care's Toughest Challenges Using Big Data 5EyeLock, MorphoTrust Form Strategic Partnership to Pursue Commercial Enterprise Deployments 2EyeLock, MorphoTrust Form Strategic Partnership to Pursue Commercial Enterprise Deployments 3Montparnasse Pasteleria Achieves Time and Attendance Transparency with Crossmatch U.are.U Fingerprint Readers 2
... The first stage of the U.S. Department of Defense-funded ... in the transmission of infectious pathogens has been completed ... session at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and ... The data presented describe the first results of ...
... Darrel Jenerette, a landscape ecologist at UC Riverside, is ... will be investigating human vulnerability to deadly heat exposure. ... heat island" a metropolitan area that is much warmer ... risks, as well as how human decisions lead to this ...
... division mechanism has been discovered in a microorganism that thrives ... into key processes in human cells, and in a better ... The study is published today in the online version the ... research group at the Department of Molecular Evolution at Uppsala ...
Cached Biology News:UC Riverside scientist to explore how vegetation affects urban heat islands 2New cell division mechanism discovered 2