EDISON, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2020 / Hepion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEPA) "Hepion", a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic drugs for the treatment of liver disease arising from non-alcoholic steatohepatitis ("NASH"), today announced that it will present a poster on CRV431's antifibrotic activity at the Digital International Liver Congress™ 2020 (EASL), taking place from August 27-29, 2020.
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 NASH.
CRV431 decreases diet- and chemical-driven fibrosis in livers of mice
Poster presentation number: FRI-239
Authors: Joseph Kuo1, Erika Cabrera1, Patrick Mayo2, Daren Ure2, Robert Foster2, and Philippe Gallay1
1Department of Immunology & Microbiology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA. 2Hepion Pharmaceuticals, Edison, New Jersey, USA.
Date: Friday, August 28, 2020