Arena Pharmaceuticals' Presence at the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) Congress Further Highlights Commitment to the GI Community
Arena is presenting additional data on etrasimod and the unmet need in IBD, as well as hosting a dinner symposium with focused discussion on the integration of histology into a treat-to-target strategy.
Etrasimod Presentation Details:
Title: Faecal calprotectin and C-reactive protein levels are associated with long term clinical and endoscopic outcomes: Analysis of the OASIS OLE trial of etrasimod for UC
Abstract Number: EC20-1131
Poster Number: P682
Title: Pharmacokinetics and circulating total lymphocyte count pharmacodynamic response from single and multiple oral doses of etrasimod in Japanese and Caucasian healthy male subjects
Abstract Number: EC20-0558
Poster Number: P396
Title: Patient-reported disease activity in a large sample of ulcerative colitis patients using social media-delivered questionnaires
Abstract Number: EC20-1149
Poster Number: P157
Dinner Symposium Title: HYPE, HOPE or REALITY? Integrating histology into a treat-to-target strategy in UC
Speakers: Chair: Prof.
Location: Messe Wien, Parallel Hall C
About Arena of Care
The Arena of Care Award™ in IBD is a competitive global grant designed to fund novel patient-centric solutions. The Company will begin accepting applications in March of 2020 for projects that seek to address the myriad of psycho-social challenges that IBD patients and their caregivers face, including but not limited to the improvement of support for family members of patients, assisting patients in taking greater ownership of their healthcare, and supporting the education of patients on important disease-related topics. To receive updates on Arena of Care, please visit https://ibdaward.com/.
Etrasimod (APD334) is a next generation, once-daily, oral, highly selective sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) receptor modulator, discovered by Arena, and designed for optimized pharmacology and engagement of S1P receptor 1, 4 and 5 which may lead to an improved efficacy and safety profile.
Etrasimod provides systemic and local effects on specific immune cell types and has the potential to treat multiple immune-mediated inflammatory diseases including ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, atopic dermatitis, and alopecia areata.
Etrasimod is an investigational compound that is not approved for any use in any country.
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