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Axcella to Report Top-Line Data from AXA1125-003 in Adult Subjects with NAFLD on May 6, 2020

May 5, 2020 at 4:05 PM EDT

Company to hold conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2020-- Axcella (Nasdaq: AXLA), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on leveraging endogenous metabolic modulators (EMMs) to pioneer a new approach for treating complex diseases and improving health, today announced that it plans to report top-line data from AXA1125-003 on May 6, 2020 and will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET that morning. AXA1125-003 is a placebo-controlled, randomized, multi-arm clinical study assessing the impact of AXA1125 and AXA1957 on safety, tolerability and effects on structures and functions of the liver in adult subjects with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), as measured by a comprehensive panel of imaging and soluble biomarkers related to metabolism, inflammation and fibrosis.

The conference call webcast and accompanying slides will be made available shortly before the start of the call on the company’s website at www.axcellahealth.com in the Investors & News section. To access the call via telephone, please dial 1-866-652-5200 (U.S. toll free) or 1-412-317-6060 (international) five minutes prior to the start time. For those unable to listen in live, a webcast archive will be available on the company’s website for 30 days following the call.

About Axcella’s Clinical Studies

Each of the company’s clinical studies, to date, are or have been conducted as non-investigational new drug (IND) application clinical studies under U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations and guidance supporting research with food. These studies evaluate(d) product candidates for safety, tolerability and effects on the normal structures and functions in humans, including in individuals with disease. They are not designed or intended to evaluate a product candidate’s ability to diagnose, cure, mitigate, treat or prevent a disease. If Axcella decides to further develop a product candidate as a potential therapeutic, as is the case with AXA1665 and AXA1125/1957, any subsequent clinical studies will be conducted under an IND.

Internet Posting of Information

Axcella uses its website, www.axcellahealth.com, as a means of disclosing material nonpublic information and for complying with its disclosure obligations under Regulation FD. Such disclosures will be included on the company’s website in the “Investors and News” section. Accordingly, investors should monitor such portions of the company’s website, in addition to following its press releases, SEC filings and public conference calls and webcasts.

About Axcella

Axcella is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on leveraging endogenous metabolic modulators (EMMs) to pioneer a new approach for treating complex diseases and improving health. The company’s product candidates are comprised of EMMs and their derivatives that are engineered in distinct combinations and ratios to simultaneously impact multiple biological pathways. Axcella’s pipeline includes lead therapeutic candidates for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and the reduction in risk of overt hepatic encephalopathy (OHE) recurrence. Additional muscle- and blood-related programs are in earlier-stage development. For more information, please visit www.axcellahealth.com.

Company/Investor Contact
Jason Fredette
jfredette@axcellahealth.com
857.320.2236

Media Contact
Azeem Zeekrya
HDMZ
azeem.zeekrya@hdmz.com
312-506-5244

Source: Axcella