Oxurion NV is announcing the presentation of novel scientific data at the upcoming Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2021 Annual Meeting which is held on May 1-7, 2021.
The details of the presentation are as follows:
Title: The Mouse Sodium Iodate Model Exhibits Acute Retinal Inflammation
Authors: Karen Beets, Michaël Porcu, Tjing-Tjing Hu, Jean Feyen (Oxurion NV, Leuven, Belgium)
Date and time: May 1st, 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM BST
The data presented supports the use of the NaIO3 model for the investigation of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) hallmarks, a disease area where Oxurion has a number of on-going preclinical research activities.
The poster will be available to conference attendees via the conference website. The abstract is available here.
“We are happy to present these scientific findings at the ARVO 2021 annual meeting. A deep understanding of the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underpin retinal disease and the use relevant preclinical models are instrumental for developing novel therapeutics,” Professor Alan Stitt, PhD, CSO, at Oxurion, said in a company news release. “We are happy to share our insights with the global vision research community and mutually strengthen knowledge in the field.”