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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and NESS ZIONA, Israel, May 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BiomX Inc. (NYSE American: PHGE) (“BiomX” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage company advancing novel natural and engineered phage therapies that target specific pathogenic bacteria, today announced that the Company will present Part 1 data from its ongoing Phase 1b/2a study evaluating the novel phage product candidate, BX004, for the treatment of chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PsA) pulmonary infections in patients with cystic fibrosis (“CF”) during the Late-Breaking Science Session at 46th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference (ECFC), which is being held June 7-10th, 2023, in Vienna, Austria.
The Phase 1b/2a data will also be presented as a poster at the conference; posters will be located in Foyers E and F on Level 0.
Details of the oral presentation are as follows:
Title: A phase 1b/2a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study evaluating nebulized phage therapy in cystic fibrosis subjects with chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa pulmonary infection
Workshop 15 – Late-Breaking Science
Date and Time: Friday, June 9, 2023, 17:00-17:30 CEST
Presenter: Dr. Urania Rappo, BiomX Inc., Cambridge, United States
The poster will also be made available on the publications section of the BiomX website on Friday, June 9th at 17:00 CEST.
BiomX is developing BX004, utilizing its proprietary BOLT platform, for the treatment of CF patients with chronic pulmonary infections caused by P. aeruginosa, a main contributor to morbidity and mortality in patients with CF. In September 2021, BX004 was cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to initiate a Phase 1b/2a study in CF patients with chronic pulmonary infections caused by P. aeruginosa. Part 2 of the Phase 1b/2a study of BX004 will evaluate the safety and efficacy of BX004 in 24 CF patients with chronic pulmonary infection caused by P. aeruginosa randomized to treatment or placebo in a 2:1 ratio. Results from Part 2 are expected in the third quarter of 2023.
BiomX is a clinical-stage company developing both natural and engineered phage cocktails designed to target and destroy bacteria in the treatment of chronic diseases. BiomX discovers and validates proprietary bacterial targets and customizes phage compositions against these targets. For more information, please visit www.biomx.com, the content of which does not form a part of this press release.
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