Project Description

Making Celiac Disease, And Dietary Restrictions, a Thing of the Past

Date & Time:

October 20, 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT
Webinar: Details provided upon RSVP approval

About the Event:

More than 3 million people in the U.S. suffer from celiac disease, making it more common than ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. Unfortunately, the only current treatment for celiac is a gluten free diet. It’s an area that Dr. Alessio Fasano knows a great deal about. As a leading gastroenterologist, Dr. Fasano directs the Center for Celiac Research at Mass General and a visiting professor at Harvard Medical School, specializing in the treatment of patients of all ages with gluten-related disorders, including celiac disease, wheat allergy and gluten sensitivity.

9 Meters BioPharma (NASDAQ: NMTR) is a development stage company that focuses on rare and unmet needs in digestive diseases and unique GastroIntestinal (GI) biology. Their lead candidate, Lazarotide, is the first drug to move into a Phase 3 trial in celiac. The study will be completed in 2022 and has been given fast-track designation by the FDA.

9 Meters also has 4 other programs in their pipeline including a Phase 2 trial of a treatment for Short Bowel Syndrome, a debilitating condition related to poor absorption of nutrients as a result of at least half of the small intestine being removed due to accident or illness.

Join our webinar to hear from 9 Meters President and CEO, Dr. John Temperato and Dr. Alessio Fasano about Lazarotide and the four other GI therapies the company has in its pipeline.

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