Vancouver, British Columbia – October 4, 2012 – Sirona Biochem Corp. (TSX-V: SBM, OTC: SRBCF, Frankfurt: ZSB), a biotechnology company specializing in carbohydrate chemistry technology, is pleased to announce it has been selected to present a scientific poster at the annual Canadian Diabetes Association Professional Conference to be held October 11-13, 2012 in Vancouver, B.C.
“Recent results of SGLT Inhibitors such as canagliflozin and dapagliflozin show this is an innovative new class of potential treatments for diabetes,” said Dr. Bertrand Plouvier, Vice President of Product Development at Sirona Biochem. “We are excited to further demonstrate the efficacy of this potential new class of diabetes treatments and share our positive preclinical results of our SGLT Inhibitor, SBM-TFC-039,” he added.
Sirona Biochem’s scientific poster titled “In Vivo Efficacy of Novel Sodium Glucose Co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitor SBM-TFC-039 on Glucose Excretion and Tolerance in Normal Sprague-Dawley and Zucker Diabetic Fatty Rats” will be displayed in the Exhibit Hall throughout the duration of the conference. Sirona Biochem’s Vice President of Product Development, Dr. Bertrand Plouvier, will be in attendance and will present the poster.
About Sirona Biochem Corp.
Sirona Biochem is a biotechnology company developing diabetes therapeutics, cancer vaccine antigens, skin depigmenting and anti-aging agents for cosmetic use, and biological ingredients. The company utilizes a proprietary chemistry technique to improve pharmaceutical properties of carbohydrate-based molecules. For more information, visit www.sironabiochem.com.
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