SOURCE: Artemis Therapeutics, Inc.

Artemis Therapeutics, Inc.

April 27, 2017 08:00 ET

Prof. Dana Wolf, M.D., to Present at CMV2017: 6th International Congenital CMV Conference and 16th International CMV/Betaherpesvirus Workshop

Artemis Therapeutics' Chief Scientific Officer to participate in Virus and Host Session on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 3:15 PM CEST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 27, 2017) - Artemis Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC PINK: ATMS), ("Artemis" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of agents for the prevention and treatment of severe and potentially life-threatening infectious diseases, is pleased to announce that Prof. Dana Wolf, M.D., Ted and Frances Chanock Professor of Virology and Head of Clinical Virology at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, and Chief Scientific Officer of Artemis Therapeutics, is an invited speaker at CMV2017: 6th Annual International Congenital CMV Conference and 16th International CMV / Betaherpesvirus Workshop being held April 30-May 4, 2017 at the NH Conference Centre Leeuwenhorst in Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands.

Prof. Wolf will participate in the "Virus and Host" session on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 3:15 PM CEST. As part of her presentation, Dr. Wolf will discuss the impact of placental immune responses on congenital human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) transmission and pathogenesis. Prof. Wolf has established in her laboratory at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center a unique model of the human placenta. Her studies in this model provide new and clinically relevant insights into the mechanisms of congenital CMV pathogenesis and into the potential effectiveness of new antiviral interventions.

Additional speakers for the "Virus and Host" Session also include the following:

  • Lenore Pereira, University of California San Francisco
  • Michael McVoy, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Emmanuel Wiertz, University Medical Center Utrecht

About CMV 2017

The 6th International Congenital CMV Conference and 16th International CMV/ betaherpesvirus Workshop aims to bring together basic science and clinical expertise to prevent and cure CMV disease. The '6th International Congenital CMV Conference / 16th International CMV/betaherpesvirus Workshop' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.

For more information about CMV2017, please visit: www.cmv2017.nl.

About Artemis Therapeutics

Artemis Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of agents for the prevention and treatment of severe and potentially life-threatening infectious diseases. The Company's lead product candidate, artemisone, is a synthetic artemisinin derivative with anti-viral and anti-parasitic properties. The Company is currently evaluating artemisone for the treatment of p. falciparum malaria and human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection, Artemis is also developing artemisone for the treatment of other virus and parasitic-related clinical indications.

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