Allena Pharmaceuticals to Present at 2015 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
NEWTON, Mass. – Jan. 8, 2015 – Allena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative non-systemic oral protein therapeutics to treat metabolic and orphan diseases, today announced that Alexey Margolin, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Allena, will present at the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 7:30 a.m. PST at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.
About Allena Pharmaceuticals
Allena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing non-systemic protein therapeutics to treat metabolic and orphan diseases. Allena’s lead program, ALLN-177, is in an ongoing Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with hyperoxaluria. The company’s proven approach enables the design and development of oral protein therapies that remain in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, where the protein exerts its therapeutic effect by reducing toxic metabolites without being absorbed into the bloodstream. Led by a proven management team with deep expertise in protein therapeutic design and development, Allena is committed to bringing new breakthrough treatments to patients with unmet medical needs. Based in Newton, Mass., the company is backed by top-tier venture investors including Frazier Healthcare, Third Rock Ventures, HBM Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and other investors. For more information, please visit www.allenapharma.com.
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