Can-Fite CEO to Present Namodenoson’s Clinical Trial Data as Expert Speaker at 5th Annual Antifibrotic Drug Development Summit
PETACH TIKVA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE American: CANF) (TASE: CFBI), a biotechnology company advancing a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory, cancer and liver diseases, today announced the Company’s CEO Dr. Pnina Fishman will be an Expert Speaker at the 5th Annual Antifibrotic Drug Development Summit on the topic of transformative mechanistic strategies for promoting tissue regeneration and repair for indications including NASH. The presentation titled “Driving Innovation to Shape Future Pipelines: Latest Updates on Namodenoson Clinical Trial Data” focuses on exploring study design for optimizing clinical outcomes, strategies for overcoming the translational gap through a holistic approach to analyzing clinical development, and understanding clinical trial data and future implications.
The 5th Annual Antifibrotic Drug Development Summit will be held on November 1 – 3, 2021. Dr. Fishman will present on Wednesday, November 3 at 3:45 pm ET.
In a successful Phase IIa study, data showed Namodenoson produced a dose-dependent reduction in liver fat content, inhibition of fibrosis, anti-Inflammatory effect, and decrease in body weight in NASH patients. A Phase IIb study protocol has been approved by IRBs and is underway.
About Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd.
Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE American: CANF) (TASE: CFBI) is an advanced clinical stage drug development Company with a platform technology that is designed to address multi-billion dollar markets in the treatment of cancer, liver, inflammatory disease and COVID-19. The Company's lead drug candidate, Piclidenoson, is currently in a Phase III trial for psoriasis and a Phase II study in the treatment of moderate COVID-19. Can-Fite's liver drug, Namodenoson, is headed into a Phase III trial for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, and a Phase IIb trial for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Namodenoson has been granted Orphan Drug Designation in the U.S. and Europe and Fast Track Designation as a second line treatment for HCC by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Namodenoson has also shown proof of concept to potentially treat other cancers including colon, prostate, and melanoma. CF602, the Company's third drug candidate, has shown efficacy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. These drugs have an excellent safety profile with experience in over 1,500 patients in clinical studies to date. For more information please visit: www.can-fite.com.
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Released October 26, 2021