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Biophytis Reports Clinical Results for Sarconeos (BIO101) in Sarcopenia Treatment at the 16th SCWD International Congress

PARIS, FRANCE / CAMBRIDGE, MA / ACCESSWIRE / June 19, 2023 / Biophytis SA (Nasdaq CM: BPTS, Euronext Growth Paris: ALBPS), («Biophytis» or the «company»), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of therapeutics that are aimed at slowing the degenerative processes associated with aging and improving functional outcomes for patients suffering from age-related diseases, announces that it is taking part in the 16th SCWD (Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia & Wasting disorders) international congress, a flagship event bringing together experts from all over the world to share thoughts, research and innovations on sarcopenia, cachexia and wasting disorders.

Biophytis has given an oral presentation entitled "BIOPHYTIS BIO101 - a candidate treatment for muscle diseases" on the development of Sarconeos (BIO101) for the treatment of sarcopenia. It was made by Cendrine Tourette, PhD in Neuroscience and Director of translational and clinical research projects on neuromuscular diseases at Biophytis. Ms. Tourette also took part in a round table discussion with top-notch experts on new trials and recent results in the treatment of sarcopenia and cachexia.

Building on the promising results of Phase 2 of SARA-INT, Biophytis is currently in advanced discussions with the European (EMA) and American (FDA) regulatory authorities. EMA and FDA approvals for the start of Phase 3 of the SARA program are expected in the second half of 2023. Sarconeos (BIO101) would therefore be the first and only drug candidate to enter Phase 3 for the treatment of sarcopenia.



Biophytis SA is a clinical-stage biotechnology company specialized in the development of therapeutics that are aimed at slowing the degenerative processes associated with aging and improving functional outcomes for patients suffering from age-related diseases, including severe respiratory failure in patients suffering from COVID-19.Sarconeos (BIO101), our leading drug candidate, is a small molecule, administered orally, planned to be developed as a treatment for sarcopenia in upcoming Phase 3 clinical trials in the United States, Brazil, and Europe (SARA-31 and SARA-32). It has also been studied in a clinical two-part Phase 2-3 study (COVA) for the treatment of severe respiratory manifestations of COVID-19 in Europe, Latin America, and the US. A paediatric formulation of Sarconeos (BIO101) is being developed for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The Company is based in Paris, France, and Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Company's ordinary shares are listed on Euronext Growth (Ticker: ALBPS -ISIN: FR0012816825) and ADSs (American Depositary Shares) are listed on Nasdaq Capital Market (Ticker BPTS - ISIN: US09076G1040).

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