CytoDyn (OTCQB: CYDY), a biotechnology company developing a novel humanized CCR5 monoclonal antibody for multiple therapeutic indications, this morning announced that company management is set to present at two upcoming conferences. First, the company will give a presentation at the Fourth Annual Robins Equity Research Roundup in Portland, Oregon on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time. Next, CytoDyn will present at The MicroCap Conference at the Essex House in New York City on Monday, October 1, at 9:00 a.m. ET. A live webcast and replay of the company’s presentation at The MicroCap Conference will be accessible on the company’s website.
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CytoDyn is a biotechnology company focused on the clinical development and potential commercialization of humanized monoclonal antibodies for the treatment and prevention of HIV infection. The Company has one of the leading monoclonal antibodies under development for HIV infection, PRO 140, which has completed Phase 2 clinical trials with demonstrated antiviral activity in humans and is currently in Phase 3 development. PRO 140 blocks the HIV co-receptor CCR5 on T cells, which prevents viral entry. Clinical trial results thus far indicate that PRO 140 does not negatively affect the normal immune functions that are mediated by CCR5. Results from seven Phase 1 and Phase 2 human clinical trials have shown that PRO 140 can significantly reduce viral burden in people infected with HIV. A recent Phase 2b clinical trial demonstrated that PRO 140 can prevent viral escape in patients during several months of interruption from conventional drug therapy. CytoDyn intends to continue to develop PRO 140 as a therapeutic anti-viral agent in persons infected with HIV and to pursue non-HIV, inflammatory indications where CCR5 and its ligand CCL5 may be involved. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.CytoDyn.com
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