Global Blood Therapeutics announces upcoming webcast to review GBT440 Data
Global Blood Therapeutics announced that it will host an investor webcast on Monday, December 5, 2016, at 12:15 p.m. PT/3:15 p.m. ET, to review new data being presented at the 58th American Society of Hematology, ASH, Annual Meeting & Exposition Conference in San Diego that support its GBT440 program in sickle cell disease. The investor event will feature members of GBT's management team and SCD experts Dr. Jo Howard of Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, Dr. Wally R. Smith of Virginia Commonwealth University, and Dr. Jeremy Hobart of Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. The event will highlight data presented at the ASH meeting from GBT's ongoing Phase 1/2 GBT440-001 trial including results of dosing GBT440 at 900 mg per day in SCD patients for up to 6 months, and the metabolism of GBT440 in healthy subjects, as well as the methodology utilized to develop the Patient Reported Outcome tool that will be used in the Company's planned Phase 3 clinical trial of GBT440 in SCD patients, titled the HOPE Study.