SOURCE: Oryzon Genomics

Oryzon Genomics

March 20, 2017 08:00 ET

Oryzon to Present at the Sachs Associates 2nd Annual Neuroscience BioPartnering & Investment Forum

BARCELONA, SPAIN and CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - March 20, 2017) - Oryzon Genomics (ISIN Code: ES0167733015, ORY), a public clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging epigenetics to develop therapies in diseases with strong unmet medical need, announced today that Dr. Carlos Buesa, Oryzon's Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the SACHS Associates 2nd Annual Neuroscience BioPartnering & Investment Forum, being held March 27, 2017 at the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City.

Presentation Date: Monday, March 27th, 2017

Time: 14:40 pm EST

Presentation Track: C

Dr. Buesa will provide an update on ORY-2001, a novel epigenetic drug for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and on the company's general strategy for 2017.

In addition, any investor attending the conference that wish to meet with Oryzon's management can also contact our IR firm the Trout Group (mkelman@troutgroup.com) and our IR Director Anna Baran-Djokovic at abaran@oryzon.com.

The Sachs Associates 2nd Annual Neuroscience BioPartnering & InvestmentForum will focus on key areas of neurodegenerative diseases and pain management with a mix of specialist panels and company presentations. The event is targeted at buy and sell side analysts from investment banks and funds as well as partnering executives from pharma. Over 200 delegates and more than 20 presentations by listed and private biotechnology companies seeking licensing & investment opportunities are expected.

About Oryzon

Founded in 2000 in Barcelona, Spain, Oryzon (ISIN Code: ES0167733015) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company considered as the European champion in Epigenetics. The company has one of the strongest portfolios in the field and a clinical asset already partnered with Roche. Oryzon's LSD1 program is currently covered by + 20 patent families and has rendered two compounds in clinical trials. In addition, Oryzon has ongoing programs for developing inhibitors against other epigenetic targets. The company has a strong technological platform for biomarker identification and performs biomarker and target validation for a variety of malignant and neurodegenerative diseases. Oryzon's strategy is to develop first in class compounds against novel epigenetic targets through Phase II clinical trials, at which point it is decided on a case-by-case basis to either keep the development in-house or to partner or outlicense the compound for late stage development and commercialization. The company has offices in Barcelona and Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.oryzon.com.

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