December 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM EST
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Assembly Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASMB), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing innovative therapeutics targeting hepatitis B virus (HBV) and diseases associated with the microbiome, today announced that Richard Colonno, PhD, Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer Virology, will present a Plenary Lecture, “Eliminating Residual HBV Replication – A Critical Gateway to Cure” at the HEP DART Meeting on Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 at 5:30pm HST in Kauai, HI. The presentation will include an in-depth review of interim long-term data from the ongoing Phase 2 study of ABI-H0731, Assembly’s lead core inhibitor, for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis B infection, which were reported at AASLD 2019 last month.
Following the lecture, Dr. Colonno’s slides will be available on the Events & Presentations page in the Investors section of the company's website at assemblybio.com.
About Assembly Biosciences
Assembly Biosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing innovative therapeutics targeting hepatitis B virus (HBV) and diseases associated with the microbiome. The HBV program is focused on advancing a new class of potent, oral core inhibitors that have the potential to increase cure rates for chronically infected patients. The microbiome program is developing novel oral live microbial biotherapeutic candidates with Assembly’s fully integrated platform, including a robust process for strain identification and selection, GMP-compliant banking and production, and targeted delivery to the lower gastrointestinal tract with the GEMICEL® technology. For more information, visit assemblybio.com.
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