Virios Therapeutics to Present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virios Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIRI), a biotechnology company focused on advancing novel antiviral therapies to treat diseases associated with a viral triggered abnormal immune response, announced today that Greg Duncan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present a company overview at the virtual 2021 BIO CEO & Investor Conference to be held from February 16-18, 2021.
The presentation will focus on the need for new approaches to treat fibromyalgia (“FM”), the novel antiviral approach being pursued by Virios, and the potential of IMC-1 as an FM treatment, based on positive results from a Phase 2 proof of concept clinical trial. Management will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with qualified members of the investor community who are registered to attend the conference.
A link to the presentation will be available for on-demand access beginning Tuesday, February 16, 2021, on Virios Therapeutics’ website under the Investors section: Events and Presentations.
About Virios Therapeutics
Virios Therapeutics 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”). Overactive immune response related to activation of tissue resident Herpes Simplex Virus-1 (“HSV-1”) has been postulated to be a potential root cause of chronic illnesses such as FM, irritable bowel disease (“IBS”), chronic fatigue syndrome and functional somatic syndrome, all of which are characterized by a waxing and waning manifestation of disease. While not completely understood, there is general agreement in the medical community that activation of HSV-1 is triggered by some form of environmental and/or health stressor. Our lead development candidate (“IMC-1”), is a novel, proprietary, fixed dose combination of famciclovir and celecoxib. IMC-1 represents a novel combination antiviral therapy designed to synergistically suppress HSV-1 activation and replication, with the end goal of reducing viral mediated disease burden.
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Released January 28, 2021