Anthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations of Sollpura Data at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

November 2, 2017 at 8:30 AM EDT

HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANTH) today announced that data from the SOLUTION, Phase 3 clinical study of Sollpura (liprotamase) and an additional non-clinical study will be presented at the 31st annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in Indianapolis from November 2-4.

A total of three presentations will highlight data evaluating the use of Sollpura for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. 

All three posters will be presented during Poster Session 1 on Thursday, November 2, between 11:15am1:45pm.

Poster 208: Comparison of biologically-manufactured liprotamase, a non-porcine pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy, to porcine enzyme product (pancrelipase) on fat and protein absorption in subjects with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis
Presented by Dr Michael Konstan, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Pediatrics, Cleveland, Ohio; lead primary investigator of the SOLUTION clinical study

Poster 221: Effects of gastric acid suppressants on response to liprotamase, a non-porcine pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis
Presented by Dr Michael Wilschanski, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Poster 626: Liprotamase improves nutritional and health status in pigs with surgically-induced exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
Presented by Jaroslaw Wolinski, PhD, DSc, The Kielanowski Institute of Animal Physiology and Nutrition, Polish Academy of Sciences, Jabłonna, Poland

All NACFC abstracts are available on the conference website at https://www.nacfconference.org.

About Anthera Pharmaceuticals

Anthera Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious and life-threatening diseases, including exocrine pancreatic insufficiency and IgA nephropathy. Additional information on the Company can be found at www.anthera.com.

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