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NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: APLT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of novel drug candidates against validated molecular targets in indications of high unmet medical need, has announced a symposium and poster presentations at the 14th International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (ICIEM), November 21-23, 2021, Sydney, Australia.
“We are pleased to present this important data at the ICIEM conference, demonstrating statistically significant correlation between toxic galactitol level and disease severity,” said Shoshana Shendelman, Chief Executive Officer of Applied Therapeutics. “Additionally, new data on burden of illness in adults with Galactosemia demonstrates that the disease continues to progress through adulthood and has substantial impact of quality of life.”
Poster #504: Progressive Worsening of the Central Nervous System Phenotype in Children with Classic Galactosemia on Galactose Restricted Diet: A Cross-Sectional Analysis
Poster #573: Qualitative Interviews of Adults with Classic Galactosemia (CG) and their Caregivers: Disease Burden and Challenges with Daily Living
Poster #574: Galactitol Level is a Predictor of Disease Severity in Children with Classic Galactosemia on Galactose Restricted Diet
Symposium: Targeting Toxic Galactitol for the Treatment of Classic Galactosemia
Date and Time: November 23, 1:30 – 2:30 PM AEDT
Speakers: Shoshana Shendelman, CEO and Founder of Applied Therapeutics; Riccardo Perfetti, Chief Medical Officer at Applied Therapeutics; Laura Saltonstall, VP, Medical Affairs at Applied Therapeutics
About Applied Therapeutics
Applied Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of novel drug candidates against validated molecular targets in indications of high unmet medical need. The Company’s lead drug candidate, AT-007, is a novel central nervous system penetrant Aldose Reductase Inhibitor (ARI) for the treatment of CNS rare metabolic diseases, including Galactosemia, SORD Deficiency and PMM2-CDG. The Company is also developing AT-001, a novel potent ARI, for the treatment of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy, or DbCM, a fatal fibrosis of the heart. The preclinical pipeline also includes AT-003, an ARI designed to cross through the back of the eye when dosed orally, for the treatment of Diabetic retinopathy, as well as novel dual PI3k inhibitors in preclinical development for orphan oncology indications.
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