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Immunic to Participate in Scientific and Industry Conferences in October

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunic, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMUX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of selective oral immunology therapies focused on treating chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, today announced participation in the following scientific and industry conferences in October:

  • October 8-11: 30th United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week 2022. Members of Immunic's clinical team will attend this conference in Vienna.

  • October 19-22: 19th International Celiac Disease Symposium (ICDS). Franziska Buriánek, M.D., Medical Director at Immunic, will present data from the single and multiple ascending dose parts of the company's phase 1 clinical trial of IMU-856, an orally available, small molecule modulator of a transcriptional regulator of intestinal barrier function and regeneration of bowel epithelium, in a poster presentation at this conference in Sorrento, Italy. The poster presentation will be accessible on the "Events and Presentations" section of Immunic's website at:

    • Title: First-in-Human Trial of IMU-856, an Orally Available Tight-Junction Regulator for the Treatment of Celiac Disease
    • Authors: Thomas Polasek, Franziska Buriánek, Jelena Mihajlovic, Evelyn Peelen, Juliano Fonseca, Amelie Schreieck, Inge Kehler, Daniel Vitt, Hella Kohlhof, Andreas Muehler
    • Date: Friday, October 21, 2022
    • Specific details regarding poster number and panel information will be published on the "Events and Presentations" section of Immunic's website at:, once they are available.

  • October 24-26: BIO-Europe 2022. Members of Immunic's business development and investor relations teams will attend this conference in Leipzig, Germany and participate in partnering activities. To schedule a meeting, please use the BIO-Europe partnering portal at:

  • October 26-28: 38th Congress of European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS). Robert J. Fox, M.D., Staff Neurologist, Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Vice-Chair for Research, Neurologic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, will present data from the company's phase 2 EMPhASIS trial of lead asset, vidofludimus calcium (IMU-838), a selective oral DHODH inhibitor, in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in an oral presentation at this conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The presentation will be accessible on the "Events and Presentations" section of Immunic's website at:

    • Title: Assessment of Dose-Dependency of Anti-Inflammatory and Neuroprotective Efficacy Variables and Biomarkers for Vidofludimus Calcium in EMPhASIS: a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Phase 2 Trial in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
    • Abstract Number: 238
    • Presentation Number: O120
    • Authors: Robert J. Fox, Heinz Wiendl, Christian Wolf, Nicola De Stefano, Johann Sellner, Viktoriia Gryb, Konrad Rejdak, Plamen Stoyanov Bozhinov, Nataliya Tomakh, Iryna Skrypchenko, Andreas Muehler
    • Session Title: Free Communications 5: Treatment
    • Session Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022
    • Session Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CET
    • Location: Room 6
About Immunic, Inc.

Immunic, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMUX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a pipeline of selective oral immunology therapies focused on treating chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. The company is developing three small molecule products: its lead development program, vidofludimus calcium (IMU-838), a selective immune modulator that inhibits the intracellular metabolism of activated immune cells by blocking the enzyme DHODH and exhibits a host-based antiviral effect, is currently being developed as a treatment option for multiple sclerosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis. IMU-935, a selective inverse agonist of the transcription factor RORγ/RORγt, is targeted for development in psoriasis, and castration-resistant prostate cancer. IMU-856, which targets the restoration of the intestinal barrier function, is targeted for development in diseases involving bowel barrier dysfunction. For further information, please visit:

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