AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XBiotech Inc. (NASDAQ:XBIT) announced today that research involving MABp1, the company’s IL-1 alpha (IL-1α) antibody, will be featured in an oral presentation during the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions being held November 11-15 in Anaheim, California. The presentation will provide evidence that IL-1α is associated with Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs) and is involved in endothelial activation and thrombogenesis.
|Title:||Neutrophil Extracellular Traps Increase Endothelial Activation and Thrombogenicity via IL-1α and NF-κB: Implications for Superficial Erosion|
|Session:||Endothelial Dysfunction in Vascular Disease|
|Date:||Monday, November 13, 2017|
|Time:||5:45 p.m. – 5:55 p.m. (Pacific Time)|
|Location:||Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA|
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