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Webinar: HOPE-Duchenne Trial - Capricor Therapeutics

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Webinar: HOPE-Duchenne Trial - Capricor Therapeutics

Time: January 13, 2016 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: Online Webinar - Eastern Time Zone
Website or Map: http://www.readytalk.com/
Phone: 1.866.740.1260 -- Access code: 9449985
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: PPMD
Latest Activity: Feb 15, 2016

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Event Description

Wednesday, January 13 at 1pm eastern

Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. is developing a unique cardiac cell therapy called CAP-1002. These allogeneic cells are being tested to determine if they are safe and effective in improving heart function and structure by decreasing scar tissue and promoting growth of heart muscle. Such effects may improve or prevent the development of heart failure. Capricor has been granted an orphan drug designation by the FDA to investigate CAP-1002 for the treatment of cardiomyopathy associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Please join PPMD, Coalition Duchenne and Capricor as we host a webinar Wednesday, January 13 at 1pm eastern to discuss the HOPE-Duchenne trial which recently opened for enrollment in the US. We will provide a brief background of CAP-1002 and its clinical development to date that has led to this exciting trial. The webinar will also review the trial design, eligibility criteria, and assessments that participants will need to complete if they participate in the trial, as well as the travel policy for participants who need to travel to a trial site.

For more information regarding HOPE-Duchenne ahead of the webinar, please visit clinicaltrials.gov (NCT02485938).

Speakers:

  • Pat Furlong, PPMD President
  • Cath Jayasuriya, President Coalition Duchenne
  • Deborah Ascheim, MD Chief Medical Officer, Capricor Therapeutics
  • Brian Fedor Study Manager, Capricor Therapeutics
  • John Jefferies, MD Study Principal Investigator, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Linda Marban, PhD Chief Executive Officer, Capricor Therapeutics

To Participate:

  1. Visit ReadyTalk.com and use participant code 9449985. (Be sure to test your computer beforehand)
  2. Audio Dial-In Information:
    • U.S. & Canada: Dial 1.866.740.1260 and use the Access Code 9449985
    • Outside the U.S. and Canada: Lookup your number

Submit Questions:

If you have any questions you would like to submit prior to the webinar on 1/13, please email them to info@parentprojectmd.org, with “Capricor Webinar” in the subject line by noon on Monday, 1/11.

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