Navigation Links
Metabolex to Present Data on Arhalofenate, a Potential Novel Treatment for Gout, at the 2011 ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting
Date:11/1/2011

HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolex, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of proprietary new medicines for the treatment of metabolic diseases, today announced that it will be presenting data on arhalofenate, a potential best-in-class treatment for gout, at the 2011 ACR/AHP Annual Scientific Meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 in Chicago, IL.  The presentation will describe the results of a pooled analysis of four Phase 2 studies in patients with type 2 diabetes, a subset of which exhibited hyperuricemia. The analysis shows that the patients experienced statistically and clinically significant reductions in serum uric acid that were fully retained in patients with mild-to-moderate renal insufficiency.  

Presentation Title: "Arhalofenate, a Potential Novel Treatment for Hyperuricemia, with or without Metabolic Co-Morbidities, in Patients with Gout: Meta-Analysis of Urate Lowering in Four Phase 2 Studies in Type 2 Diabetes"

Session Title: Metabolic and Crystal Arthropathies II: Concurrent Session on the Anti-Gout Medications – Dosing, Adverse Effects, and Economic Burden

Date/Time:  Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM CST

Location: McCormick Place Convention Center: W 474 A

About Hyperuricemia and Gout

Gout is a chronic, progressive rheumatic disease, caused by an inflammatory response to uric acid crystals deposited in joints and soft tissues as a result of excess uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia). Elevated sUA levels cause urate crystals for form in joints triggering acute arthritic flares, chronic destructive arthropathy and formation of tophi.  According to the NHANES (2007-2008) study, the incidence of hyperuricemia in the US is over 45 million and over 8 million have progressed to a gout diagnosis.  

About Metabolex

Metabolex is a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of proprietary new medicines for the treatment of metabolic diseases. The company has three clinical-stage compounds: arhalofenate, which has completed four Phase 2 trials and is currently conducting three Phase 2b trials for gout; MBX-2982, which has recently completed a Phase 2a trial in patients with Type 2 diabetes; and MBX-8025, which has completed a Phase 2 trial in patients with dyslipidemia.  

For additional information about Metabolex and its development pipeline, visit www.metabolex.com.

Contact:
Donald Hill
Metabolex, Inc.
(510) 293-8800
dhill@metabolex.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Metabolex, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Metabolex Begins Phase 2 Trial of MBX-8025 for Treatment of Dyslipidemia
2. Metabolex Initiates Phase 1 Trial of MBX-2982
3. Metabolex Completes Patient Enrollment in Phase 2 Trial of MBX-8025 for Treatment of Dyslipidemia
4. Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA
5. Lexicon to Present Research Results at American Chemical Society Meeting Regarding Target of LX1031 Drug Candidate
6. Genaera Corporation Presents Interim Phase 1 Data for Obesity Compound Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) at IBC Conference
7. Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Presented Positive Preclinical Results of Systemic RNAi Compound for Acute Renal Failure (ARF)
8. Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. to Present Data on Alzheimers Vaccine at 13th International Congress of Immunology Conference
9. CV Therapeutics Announces Eight Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007
10. Pre-clinical Data on Recent Advances with HIV VLP Vaccine Presented at AIDS Vaccine 07 Conference
11. Iomai Announces Data from Phase 2 Field Study of Travelers Diarrhea Vaccine Accepted for Presentation at ICAAC
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017   ZappRx, Inc ., ... specialty drug prescribing process, today announced it closed $25 million ... a venture capital firm based in Seattle ... Qiming Venture Partners . The Series B round included participation ... round in 2014, and GV (formerly Google Ventures). ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... By Service (Manufacturing, Research), By Country, (Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, ... to their offering. ... The Latin American pharmaceutical contract manufacturing services market is anticipated ... drug registration cost in Latin American countries and continuous economic ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017 Global Surgical Drainage ... are tubes used to remove excess liquid and air. ... pus, urine, bile or lymph. Surgical drains are used ... such as orthopedics surgery, cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery ... post-surgery to prevent accumulation of fluid e.g. blood or ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:4/30/2017)... Viejo, CA (PRWEB) , ... April 30, 2017 ... ... animations created exclusively for use in Final Cut Pro X. Editors can pick ... and more. Easily change the highlights, mid levels and shadows using simple color ...
(Date:4/29/2017)... ... April 29, 2017 , ... TransDark is a set of ... video to the next without having to set a single keyframe in Final ... enhance your video production. , TransDark features dynamic transitions that momentarily splits the RGB ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... An April 24th article on Yahoo! Beauty ... pounds with the help of a weight loss surgery. The woman, declaring “I will not ... have been left following her dramatic weight loss. Dr. Feiz & Associates notes that, while ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... , ... Beginning in 2017, Ridgecrest Herbals will be phasing out the homeopathic ... Extra Strength formula. To ensure that the effectiveness of Clear Lungs Extra Strength is ... , Removal of the homeopathic element , Adding their patented ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Ushio America proudly introduces ... an instant energy-saving solution for F32T8 fluorescent lamps on most instant-start and programmed-start ... 50,000 hour rated lamps utilize the existing electronic ballast, saving labor and maintenance ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):