Navigation Links
Synvista Therapeutics to Present at the Roth 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference
Date:2/15/2008

- Webcast on February 21st at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time -

MONTVALE, N.J., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synvista Therapeutics, Inc. (Amex: SYI) announced today that Noah Berkowitz, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Synvista will present at the Roth 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference on Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time (3:00 p.m. Eastern time) at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Laguna Niguel, California. The conference is being held from February 19-21, 2008.

Dr. Berkowitz will give an overview of the company's planned and/or ongoing Phase 2 initiatives for ALT-2074 in cardiovascular diseases and psoriasis, and alagebrium in heart failure and diabetic nephropathy. He will also provide an update of recent milestones.

The presentation will be available to the general public via a live webcast by Roth at http://www.roth.com. The presentation will be simultaneously webcast and can be viewed live on the investor relations section of the Company's website at http://www.synvista.com. Participants are encouraged to log on to the webcast approximately 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start of the presentation. It will be archived there after the event.

Note: Synvista is available for one-on-one meetings on February 20th and 21st. Please contact Jeff Kelley of Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates at 310-691-7100 or jkelley@LHAI.com, to reserve a meeting time.

About Synvista Therapeutics

Synvista Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing small molecule drugs to treat and prevent cardiovascular disease and to treat nephropathy in people with diabetes. The Company has identified several product candidates that it believes represent novel approaches to some of the largest pharmaceutical markets. The Company's portfolio includes orally bioavailable, organoselenium mimics of glutathione peroxidase. These compounds metabolize lipid peroxides and have the potential to limit myocardial damage subsequent to a myocardial infarction. The Company is developing a clinical diagnostic test, based on cardiovascular risk assessment using Haptoglobin characterization, to identify patients at high risk for cardiovascular complications of diabetes.

Synvista Therapeutics also is developing alagebrium, a proposed breaker of AGEs for the treatment of diastolic heart failure. This disease represents a rapidly growing market of unmet medical need, particularly common among diabetic patients. Alagebrium has demonstrated relevant clinical activity in two Phase 2 clinical trials in heart failure, as well as in animal models of heart failure and nephropathy, among others. Alagebrium has been tested in approximately 1,000 patients in multiple Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical trials, allowing Synvista Therapeutics to assemble a sizeable human safety database. For more information, please visit the Company's website at http://www.synvista.com.

Any statements contained in this press release that relate to future plans, events or performance are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, the risks associated with the events described in this press release, future clinical development of Synvista Therapeutics' product candidates, and other risks identified in Synvista Therapeutics' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Further information on risks faced by Synvista are detailed under the caption "Risk Factors" in Synvista Therapeutics' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006. These filings are available on a website maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at http://www.sec.gov. The information contained in this press release is accurate as of the date indicated. Actual results, events or performance may differ materially. Synvista Therapeutics undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revision to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Synvista Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Synvista Therapeutics to Present at Acumen BioFin Rodman & Renshaw 9th Annual Healthcare Conference
2. Echo Therapeutics Announces Closing of Approximately $2.3 Million Private Financing
3. Transition Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Financial Results
4. DARA BioSciences, Inc. and Point Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Consummation of Merger
5. Protalix BioTherapeutics Appoints Professor Roger D. Kornberg to Board of Directors
6. Transition Therapeutics to Hold Conference Call on Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Financial Results on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 5:00 P.M. EST
7. Nile Therapeutics Announces Dosing of First Heart Failure Patient in Phase Ib Study of CD-NP
8. Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Cuts Net Operating Expenses 35% and Expands Commercial Team to Support Zevalin(R) Sales and Applications Seeking Two Product Approvals in 2009
9. Prime Therapeutics Becomes First PBM to Join the Center for Health Value Innovation
10. Reckitt Benckiser Completes Acquisition of Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, Inc.
11. Nektar Therapeutics President and CEO, Howard W. Robin, to Present at Merrill Lynch 19th Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Medical Device Conference in New York City
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/28/2017)... ... February 28, 2017 , ... Science-based sleep ... a new partnership through which HCI students, faculty, and alumni can acquire Level ... partnership also enables the HCI community to receive educational content on sleep and ...
(Date:2/28/2017)... ... February 28, 2017 , ... ... a healthcare automation intelligence company based in New York. , “Ensuring an intuitive, ... provider’s workflow remains unaltered. Those two fundamental reasons are the reasons this acquisition ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... ... , ... Bo Chen, PhD is the recipient of the 2017 ASLMS Dr. ... Plenary Session at ASLMS 2017, the Annual Conference of the American Society for Laser ... 2017. , During the Plenary Session on April 7, Dr. Chen will give ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... ... February 27, 2017 , ... Anahata Ananda of ... is happy to announce her “Spring Rejuvenation in Sedona” personally tailored retreats. For ... offer the winter-weary soul an excellent opportunity to come out of hibernation and ...
(Date:2/27/2017)... ... 27, 2017 , ... Orange County dentist, Dr. A. Rassouli, comments ... occurs when the bacteria in plaque infect the gums and other tissues supporting the ... root planing or SRP, and can include surgical therapies if the condition has led ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/28/2017)... SAN FRANCISCO , February 27, 2017 ... Se D BioMedical assets ... biotechnology assets   LOI contemplates capital infusion into ... building shareholder value   Amarantus names four new appointees to ...   SeD Biomedical Inc. (SeD Biomedical) ...
(Date:2/28/2017)... The global  pulse oximeters market  is expected to reach USD 2.8 ... The pulse oximeters market is anticipated to witness significant growth during the forecast ... as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sleep apnea, cardiac arrhythmia, and ischemic conditions. ... ... Grand View Research Logo ...
(Date:2/28/2017)... Nordic Nanovector ASA (OSE: NANO) announces its results for ... results by the company,s senior management team will take place today ... details below. ... was a very successful year for Nordic Nanovector. We achieved important ... our preclinical candidates and build the foundation of R&D innovation and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: