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Hepion to present CRV431 preclinical data at liver congress

Hepion Pharmaceuticals

Hepion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:HEPA) will present a poster on CRV431’s antifibrotic activity at the Digital International Liver Congress 2020, taking place from Aug. 27-29.

Dr. Joseph Kuo will present a preclinical study evaluating CRV431’s ability to reduce hepatic fibrosis and fatty diet-induced body weight gain in a mouse model of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

The company is currently conducting a Phase 2a study, called ‘AMBITION’, to assess the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of CRV431 administered to NASH patients for 28 days.

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