Virios Therapeutics to Present at the ThinkEquity Conference on Thursday, October 19, 2023
ATLANTA, Oct. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virios Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIRI) (the “Company”), a development-stage biotechnology company focused on advancing novel antiviral therapies to treat debilitating chronic diseases such as fibromyalgia and Long-COVID, announced today that Greg Duncan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the annual ThinkEquity Conference on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 11:00 am ET in New York, NY.
The live and archived webcast of the session may be accessed on the Virios Therapeutics website under the Investors section: Events and Presentations.
The ThinkEquity Conference will gather industry insiders, investors and leading executives for a full day of company presentations, one-on-one investor meetings, networking and more. Featured sectors include AI/Big Data Technology, Biotechnology, EV/EV Infrastructure, Metals & Mining and Energy.
Conference Link: https://www.meetmax.com/sched/event_95483/conference_register.html
About Virios Therapeutics
Virios Therapeutics (Nasdaq: VIRI) is a development-stage biotechnology company focused on advancing novel antiviral therapies to treat diseases associated with a viral triggered abnormal immune response such as fibromyalgia (“FM”) and Long-COVID (“LC”). Overactive immune response related to activation of tissue resident herpesvirus has been postulated to be a potential root cause of chronic illnesses such as FM, irritable bowel syndrome, LC, chronic fatigue syndrome and functional somatic syndrome, all of which are characterized by a waxing and waning manifestation of disease, often triggered by events which compromise the immune system. Our lead development candidates are novel, proprietary, fixed dose combinations of an antiviral compound and celecoxib designed to synergistically suppress herpesvirus replication, with the end goal of reducing virally promoted disease symptoms. IMC-1 (fixed dose combination of famciclovir and celecoxib) has been granted fast track designation by the FDA. The Company plans to engage the FDA in the latter half of 2023 with the goal of filing an investigational new drug application to formally assess IMC-2 (combination of valacyclovir and celecoxib) as a potential treatment for Long-COVID sequelae. New intellectual property protection has been filed for IMC-2 as a treatment for long-COVID under the Patent Cooperation Treaty with the goal of seeking protection for IMC-2 internationally.
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Released October 12, 2023