MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dermira, Inc. (NASDAQ:DERM), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, developing and commercializing innovative, differentiated therapies to improve the lives of patients with dermatologic diseases, today announced that data from its DRM04 Phase 3 clinical program in patients with primary axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive underarm sweating) will be presented in a late-breaking news session at the 25th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress, taking place in Vienna, Austria, Sept. 28 – Oct. 2. The data will be presented in an oral presentation by David Pariser, M.D., a professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School’s Department of Dermatology. In addition, an overview of the CIMZIA® (certolizumab pegol) Phase 3 clinical development program for moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis will be presented at a poster session.
“We look forward to presenting updated data from our Phase 3 clinical program for DRM04 that adds to the growing body of evidence demonstrating the therapy’s potential treatment impact on patients with axillary hyperhidrosis,” said Eugene A. Bauer, M.D., chief medical officer of Dermira.
Abstracts of Interest:
Title: DRM04 for the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis: Primary results from the ATMOS-1 and ATMOS-2 Phase 3 randomized controlled trials
Date and Time: October 1, 2016; 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. CET [12:00 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. PDT]
Session: Late-Breaking News; D3T01.1
Abstract Number: D3T01.1E – Oral Presentation
Title: Certolizumab pegol for the treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis: an overview of 3 randomized controlled trials
Date and Time: September 28, 2016 – October 2, 2016
Location: Available in ePoster area
ePoster ID: P2113
Abstract Number: VIE16ABS-1285
Dermira is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, developing and commercializing innovative, differentiated therapies to improve the lives of patients with dermatologic diseases. Dermira’s portfolio includes three late-stage product candidates that target significant unmet needs and market opportunities: CIMZIA® (certolizumab pegol), in Phase 3 development in collaboration with UCB Pharma S.A. for the treatment of moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis; DRM04, in Phase 3 development for the treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive underarm sweating); and DRM01, in Phase 2b development for the treatment of facial acne vulgaris. Dermira is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. For more information, please visit www.dermira.com.
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