SAN DIEGO, Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ProSciento, Inc., a clinical research organization (CRO) exclusively focused on metabolicdiseases, announced today the formation of a NASH Roundtable, bringing together leading scientific and clinical development experts to advance science, methods and strategies for NASH clinical and pre-clinical research. The collaborative, advisory roundtable
The NASH Roundtable is organized and funded by ProSciento. The company is a specialty CRO and has conducted more than 280 clinical projects in NASH, diabetes and obesity over the course 15 years.
"Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is a serious disease with currently no approved therapies for patients, in part while the scientific and clinical research communities are still working towards robust clinical and regulatory development frameworks. The NASH Roundtable provides a forum for thought leaders in hepatology, endocrinology and clinical research working collaboratively to optimize early and later stage clinical development efforts and advise on promising therapeutic programs for biopharma," said Marcus Hompesch, MD, ProSciento's Chief Executive Officer.
Co-Chairs of the NASH Roundtable are:
Additional members of the NASH Roundtable include:
Additional members will be announced in the coming weeks. The NASH Roundtable meets biannually at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) conferences.
"There's a tremendous need to find clinical solutions for NAFLD and NASH patients. Our goal with the NASH Roundtable is to facilitate systematic, focused collaboration that accelerates progress in vital academic research and promising drug development programs," said Dr. Loomba.
Dr. Sanyal added, "The Roundtable provides a unique setting of immense expertise in NASH clinical research, bridging academic science with ongoing drug development programs, to address and help resolve complexities that are delaying therapeutic outcomes."
To learn more about the NASH Roundtable and its members, please contact email@example.com.
About ProSciento, Inc.
ProSciento is a leading specialty clinical research organization (CRO) exclusively focused on NASH, diabetes, obesity and related metabolic diseases. ProSciento works with biopharma companies worldwide to support their outsourced clinical research needs with comprehensive and customized services for multinational, early development clinical trial programs. Founded in 2003, ProSciento has conducted more than 280 clinical projects for diabetes, NASH and obesity and supported the development of many approved metabolic drugs and devices on the market globally. For more information, please visit www.prosciento.com.
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