Osteologix to Present a Corporate Overview and Phase 2 Osteoporosis Data at the BIO International Conference
On Tuesday, June 17, at 3:15 p.m. PDT, Baxter Phillips, III, Senior Director of Corporate Development at Osteologix, will present a corporate overview on the NB S101 development program during the BIO International Convention Business Forum.
On Wednesday, June 18, the Company will present the poster entitled, "Effect of Three Doses of Strontium Malonate (NB S101) on Markers of Bone Turnovers and Bone Mineral Density: The STRONG Study". The poster presentation, which was selected for the Innovative Corridor Session, demonstrates that NB S101 (strontium malonate) achieved statistical significance in reaching its primary endpoint which measured the drugs ability to suppress bone resorption. In addition, NB S101 demonstrated a significant improvement in bone mineral density (BMD) at 12 weeks. The drug was well-tolerated at all dose levels. The poster is available at the company's corporate website, www.osteologix.com.
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Osteologix is a specialty biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the health of those afflicted with musculoskeletal diseases, such as osteoporosis, by developing innovative therapies. Its lead investigational product candidate, NB S101, is a novel pharmaceutical agent for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis. For more information please visit www.osteologix.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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Investors and Media:
Baxter Phillips, III, 804-747-6026
Sr. Director, Corporate Development
Posted: June 2008