DiaMedica’s DM-204 Selected for Late Breaking Poster Presentation at the 2012 American Heart Association’s Scientific Conference
27-Sep-2012 (Minneapolis, MN)
DiaMedica (TSX-V:DMA) today announces that it has been selected to present a Late Breaking Science Poster featuring pre-clinical cardiovascular data on DM-204 at the 2012 American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions being held in Los Angeles, CA, November 3-7, 2012.
Mark Williams, PhD., Vice President of Research at DiaMedica will
present the poster presentation titled, "A Novel Bradykinin-2 Receptor
Agonist Antibody that Improves Diabetic and Cardiovascular Endpoints."
DiaMedica is developing DM-204 for the treatment of diabetes and
“We are delighted to have the opportunity to share the results and mechanism of our G-protein coupled receptor agonist antibody,” commented Rick Pauls, Chairman and CEO of DiaMedica. “Cardiovascular disease is a major complication of diabetes and the leading cause of early death among people with diabetes. DM-204 could be a promising treatment for diabetes and cardiovascular disease if it shows the benefit in future human trials.”
DiaMedica Inc. (TSX-V:DMA) is a biotechnology company developing first-in-class treatments for the treatment of diabetes. DiaMedica's lead compound, DM-199, is a recombinant human protein for the treatment of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and their complications. The Company is also developing the first therapeutic GPCR agonist monoclonal antibody, DM-204, for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. DiaMedica’s shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange Venture (TSXV: DMA). For more information please visit www.diamedica.com.
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