Isotechnika Inc.

Isotechnika to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Positive PROMISE Trial

    Edmonton, Canada (ots/PRNewswire) - Isotechnika Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss final Phase 2b PROMISE kidney transplant data for the Company's lead immunosuppressive drug, voclosporin, on Wednesday, June 4th at 9:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. MT.

    As previously announced, the final Phase 2b kidney transplant trial (PROMISE) results will be presented during an oral presentation by Dr. Osama Gaber, Director of Transplantation, Vice-Chair for Administration and Faculty Affairs, Department of Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Cornell University in New York at the 2008 American Transplant Congress in Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Gaber, as one of the principal investigators in the PROMISE trial, will present detailed data including the primary endpoint as determined by biopsy proven acute rejection and relevant safety data. Dr. Gaber's presentation is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 3 at 4:50 p.m. ET.

    All interested parties will be able to access the live event (listen only mode) through the Company's corporate web site at and access the replay at +1-416-640-1917 or +1-877-289-8525 using the pass code, 21273673.

      About Isotechnika Inc.

    Edmonton-based Isotechnika Inc. is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel immunosuppressive therapeutics that are designed to offer advantages over other currently available treatments. There is a significant unmet medical need in the treatment of both solid organ transplantation and autoimmune disease. It is estimated that the market potential will exceed CAD$4 billion annually in sales for calcineurin inhibitors such as voclosporin by 2010.

    Voclosporin is a next generation calcineurin inhibitor, which recently completed a Phase 2b North American trial for the prevention of kidney rejection following transplantation. An extension to the Phase 2b trial and a combined Phase 3 European/Canadian trial for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis are ongoing. Our partner, Lux Biosciences, is currently conducting three separate Phase 2/3 pivotal trials investigating voclosporin (referred to as LX211 by Lux) for the treatment of uveitis. Voclosporin has been approved to enter First-in-Man trials as the drug utilized in the CINATRA(TM) Drug Coated Coronary Stent system developed by the Company's partner, Atrium Medical Corporation.

    Isotechnika Inc. is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ISA". More information on Isotechnika can be found at

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    For further information: Stephanie Gillis-Paulgaard, Director, Corporate Communications, Isotechnika Inc., Phone: +1-780-909-4661, Fax: +1-780-484-4105, E-mail:

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For further information: Stephanie Gillis-Paulgaard, Director,
Corporate Communications, Isotechnika Inc., Phone: +1-780-909-4661,
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