Assembly Biosciences to Participate in Leerink Partners 7th Annual Global Healthcare Conference

February 5, 2018 at 7:05 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, , Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Assembly Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASMB), a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing a new class of oral therapeutics for the treatment of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and novel oral live biotherapeutics for disorders associated with the microbiome, today announced that Richard Colonno, PhD, Assembly’s executive vice president and chief scientific officer of virology operations, will participate in a fireside chat at the Leerink Partners Global Healthcare Conference at 3:30 p.m ET on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The conference is being held in New York City.

A live audio webcast of the fireside chat will be available at investor.assemblybio.com, and a replay will be available for approximately 30 days.

About Assembly Biosciences
Assembly Biosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage public biotechnology company developing two innovative platform programs: an HBV program advancing a new class of oral therapeutics for the treatment of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and a microbiome program developing novel oral live biotherapeutics designed to address diseases associated with the microbiome. Assembly’s HBV program is advancing multiple drug candidates with the aim of increasing cure rates in patients with chronic HBV. The company's microbiome program consists of a fully integrated platform that includes a robust strain identification and selection process, methods for strain isolation and growth under current Good Manufacturing Practices and a patent-pending delivery system, GEMICEL®, which allows for targeted oral delivery of live biologic and conventional therapies to the lower gastrointestinal tract. Assembly is developing a robust pipeline of product candidates in multiple disease indications. For more information, visit assemblybio.com.

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Assembly Biosciences, Inc.                                                                      

Investors: 
Lauren Glaser                                                     
(415) 521-3828
lglaser@assemblybio.com         

Media:
Barbara Lindheim
(212) 584-2276
barbara@assemblybio.com

 

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Source: Assembly Biosciences, Inc.