PhaseRx to Present Data at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy 20th Annual Meeting

05.03.17

SEATTLE, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PhaseRx, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing mRNA treatments for life-threatening inherited liver diseases in children, today announced a poster presentation discussing its Hybrid mRNA Technology platform as well as its lead product candidate, PRX-OTC, at the 20th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy, to be held at the Marriott Wardman Park, May 10-13, 2017 in Washington D.C. PRX-OTC is in development for the treatment of ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency.

  • Title of Abstract:  Correction of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency Following Treatment with PhaseRx's Hybrid mRNA Technology Delivery System and Safety Evaluation in Rats and Non-Human Primates
    Presenter: Mary Prieve, Ph.D.
    Session Title: Liver-Based Therapy for Genetic and Metabolic Disease
    Room: Exhibit Hall A & B South
    Time: Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. EST

PhaseRx, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for life-threatening inherited liver diseases in children. www.phaserx.com

About PhaseRx

PhaseRx is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing mRNA products for the treatment of children with inherited enzyme deficiencies in the liver using intracellular enzyme replacement therapy (i-ERT). PhaseRx's initial product development focus is on urea cycle disorders, a group of rare genetic diseases that generally present before the age of twelve and are characterized by the body's inability to remove ammonia from the blood with potentially devastating consequences for patients. The company's i-ERT approach is enabled by its proprietary Hybrid mRNA Technology™ platform. PhaseRx is headquartered in Seattle. For more information, please visit www.phaserx.com.

Contacts: 

Company Contact:
Erin S. Cox
PhaseRx, Inc.
Director of Investor Relations
erin@phaserx.com
206.805.6306

Corporate Communications Contact:
Jason Spark
Canale Communications
Senior Vice President
jason@canalecomm.com  
619-849-6005

Investor Contact:
Robert H. Uhl
Westwicke Partners, LLC
Managing Director
robert.uhl@westwicke.com
858.356.5932

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SOURCE PhaseRx, Inc.

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