Arecor To Host Company And Kol Webinar Today To Discuss Clinical Trial Results For Ultra-concentrated Ultra-rapid Acting Insulin At278 Demonstrating Superiority In People With Type 2 Diabetes

• Company will host a CEO and key opinion leader webinar at 14.30 BST

• AT278 demonstrates significantly accelerated PK/PD profile compared to NovoRapid® and Humulin® R U-500 in people with Type 2 Diabetes and high BMI

• Confirms previous trial results in people with Type 1 diabetes, demonstrating AT278 can maintain fast and superior onset of action and glucose lowering profile irrespective of diabetes type and BMI

• Enables delivery of a highly concentrated, low volume injection, offering more effective mealtime glucose control to meet growing unmet need in patients requiring high daily doses of insulin

• Creates potential to be the first, and only, ultra-concentrated (500 U/mL) ultra-rapid insulin product enabling miniaturisation of next-generation insulin pumps


Cambridge, UK, 21 May 2024: Arecor Therapeutics plc (AIM: AREC), the biopharmaceutical group advancing today’s therapies to enable healthier lives, today announces that it will host a CEO and key opinion leader webinar on the results of its Phase I clinical trial of that its ultra-concentrated, ultra-rapid acting insulin candidate, AT278. As announced on 20 May 2024, AT278 et all primary and secondary endpoints, and also demonstrated superiority to NovoRapid® and Humulin® R U-500, in a Phase I clinical trial in Type 2 diabetics with a high body mass index (BMI).

AT278 (500 U/mL) is an ultra-concentrated, ultra-rapid acting, novel formulation of insulin that accelerates the absorption of insulin post injection,
even when delivered at a high concentration, and hence a lower injection volume. With no concentrated (>200 U/mL), rapid acting insulins on the market, AT278 has potential to be the first, and only, insulin available to the growing number of patients with high daily insulin requirements.

Speakers at the webinar will be:

• Professor Thomas Pieber, Principal Investigator for the ARE-278-104 clinical trial and Professor of Medicine, Head of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at Medical University of Graz, Austria

• Sarah Howell, Chief Executive Officer of Arecor

To register to join the live webcast click here and to register for the conference line to ask questions click here.

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Arecor Therapeutics plc


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