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Pharmatest attends ASBMR Annual Meeting in Denver

Pharmatest Services attends Annual Meeting of The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) that will be held in Denver, CO, USA on September 8 – 11, 2017. Pharmatest attends the event with a booth (#135) and has 5 scientific presentations.

Pharmatest Services is a contract research organization that offers preclinical efficacy services for the pharmaceutical industry in the fields of oncology and skeletal diseases. ASBMR Annual Meeting is the leading scientific event in the field of bone research globally.

This year Pharmatest attends ASBMR with the following five scientific presentations:

- Active human immune system induces more severe osteoblastic bone reaction in a humanized mouse model of breast cancer bone metastasis. Oral presentation #1052 on Saturday September 9 at 5.45 – 6.00 pm by Tiina Kähkönen, Four Seasons Ballroom I, Colorado Convention Center (collaboration with Taconic Biosciences, USA).

- Bone phenotype of human immune system engrafted mice. Late-breaking poster presentation #LB-SU0359 by Tiina Kähkönen on Sunday, September 10 at 12.30 – 2.30 pm (collaboration with Taconic Biosciences, USA).

- PF708, a therapeutic equivalent and biosimilar candidate to Forteo (teriparatide), demonstrates nonclinical efficacy equivalence to the reference product in the treatment of established osteopenia in adult ovariectomized rats. Poster presentation #SU0317 by Jukka Morko on Sunday, September 10 at 12.30 – 2.30 pm (collaboration with Pfenex Inc., USA).

- Effects of estrogen removal by ovariectomy on growth of human MCF-7 breast cancer cells in bone. Poster presentation #MO0432 by Tiina Kähkönen on Monday, September 11 at 12.00 – 2:00 pm.

- Suitability of various non-Invasive imaging techniques to analyze bone, muscle and fat tissues in ovariectomized mice. Poster presentation #MO0688 by Jukka Vääräniemi on Monday, September 11 at 12.00 – 2.00 pm (collaboration with Alizé Pharma III SAS, France).

Pharmatest welcomes everyone to visit our posters and booth #135 in the event. If you would like to schedule a meeting with our representatives during the ASBMR meeting click here.