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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquidia Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LQDA) (“Liquidia”), a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Nicholas Hill, MD, Chief Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Division, Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, and INSPIRE Principal Investigator, will present a poster highlighting data from Liquidia’s Phase 3 INSPIRE trial of LIQ861 for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) at the ATS International Conference in Dallas, Texas. The poster will include data on tolerability of LIQ861 and selected exploratory endpoints at two months of treatment, split by New York Heart Association Functional Class.
|Presentation details are as follows:|
|Title:||INSPIRE: A Phase 3 Open-Label, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of LIQ861 in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)|
|Poster Board Number:||P1155|
|Date/Time:||Tuesday, May 21; 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. CT|
|Location:||Area J (Hall F, Level 2), KBHCCD|
|A copy of the poster will be available on the company’s website following the presentation.|
Liquidia has developed LIQ861, a dry powder formulation of treprostinil utilizing PRINT® Technology, which is specifically designed to enhance deep-lung delivery and enables QID delivery of treprostinil doses in 1 to 2 breaths per capsule via a convenient, palm-sized dry powder inhaler (DPI). PRINT® Technology results in a treprostinil drug product with particles of a precise, uniform size, shape and composition that are engineered for optimal deposition in the lung following oral inhalation using a DPI. LIQ861 may enhance lung delivery and pharmacodynamic effects of treprostinil in patients diagnosed with PAH.
About INSPIRE Clinical Trial
Liquidia’s pivotal open-label Phase 3 clinical trial, known as INSPIRE, or Investigation of the Safety and Pharmacology of Dry Powder Inhalation of Treprostinil, is designed to evaluate patients who have either been under stable treatment with nebulizer-delivered treprostinil for at least three months and are transitioned to LIQ861 under the protocol (Transition) or patients who have been on stable treatment with no more than two non-prostacyclin oral PAH therapies for at least three months and have their treatment regimen supplemented with LIQ861 under the protocol (Add-on). The primary objective of the INSPIRE study is to evaluate the long-term safety and tolerability of LIQ861. INSPIRE also includes exploratory endpoints to assess clinical benefits such as 6 Minute Walk Distance (6MWD) and quality of life. For more information, please visit https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03399604.
About Liquidia Technologies
Liquidia is a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics using its proprietary PRINT® technology to transform the lives of patients. Currently, Liquidia is focused on the development of two product candidates using its PRINT® particle engineering platform: LIQ861 for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension and LIQ865 for the treatment of local post-operative pain. Being evaluated in a Phase 3 clinical trial (INSPIRE), LIQ861 is designed to improve the therapeutic profile of treprostinil by enhancing deep-lung delivery and achieving higher dose levels than current inhaled therapies by using a convenient, palm-sized, disposable dry powder inhaler. LIQ865, for which Liquidia has completed two Phase 1 clinical trials, is designed to deliver sustained-release particles of bupivacaine, a non-opioid anesthetic, to treat local post-operative pain for three to five days through a single administration. For more information visit Liquidia’s website at www.liquidia.com.
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