Nyxoah to Participate in the Oppenheimer 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference

Nyxoah to Participate in the Oppenheimer 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference

Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium – March 7, 2023, 10:30pm CET / 4:30pm ET – Nyxoah SA (Euronext Brussels/Nasdaq: NYXH) (“Nyxoah” or the “Company”), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative solutions to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), today announced that the Company will participate in the Oppenheimer 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference, which takes place March 13-15, 2023, virtually.

Olivier Taelman, Nyxoah’s Chief Executive Officer, will deliver a corporate update on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at 11:20am ET. A webcast of the presentation will be available in the Events section of Nyxoah’s Investor Relations website. The Company will also be available for 1×1 meetings with institutional investors.

Nyxoah’s Investor Presentation can be accessed on the Shareholder Information section of the Company’s Investor Relations page.

About Nyxoah
Nyxoah is a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative solutions to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Nyxoah’s lead solution is the Genio® system, a patient-centered, leadless and battery-free hypoglossal neurostimulation therapy for OSA, the world’s most common sleep disordered breathing condition that is associated with increased mortality risk and cardiovascular comorbidities. Nyxoah is driven by the vision that OSA patients should enjoy restful nights and feel enabled to live their life to its fullest.

Following the successful completion of the BLAST OSA study, the Genio® system received its European CE Mark in 2019. Nyxoah completed two successful IPOs: on Euronext Brussels in September 2020 and NASDAQ in July 2021. Following the positive outcomes of the BETTER SLEEP study, Nyxoah received CE mark approval for the expansion of its therapeutic indications to Complete Concentric Collapse (CCC) patients, currently contraindicated in competitors’ therapy. Additionally, the Company is currently conducting the DREAM IDE pivotal study for FDA and U.S. commercialization approval.

For more information, please visit http://www.nyxoah.com/.

Caution – CE marked since 2019. Investigational device in the United States. Limited by U.S. federal law to investigational use in the United States.

Contact:
Nyxoah
David DeMartino, Chief Strategy Officer
david.demartino@nyxoah.com
+1 310 310 1313

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STALICLA signs Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to cover Phase 3 development of mavoglurant in cocaine use disorder

STALICLA signs Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to cover Phase 3 development of mavoglurant in cocaine use disorder

Agreement follows STALICLA’s recent in-licencing of mavoglurant from Novartis

Geneva, Switzerland – 8 March 2023STALICLA SA, a clinical stage biotech advancing the first precision neurobiology platform (DEPI) for patients with neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). The agreement covers the clinical development program of mavoglurant to treat patients diagnosed with cocaine use disorder (CUD), including a Phase 3 study.

NIDA is the lead federal agency supporting scientific research on drug use and addiction to improve individual and public health. Under the terms of the CRADA, NIDA will cover under its own account the Phase 3 trial for mavoglurant, which is slated to enrol up to 330 patients. The investigational product was in-licensed by STALICLA from Novartis in return for undisclosed late-stage milestone payments and royalties, in an agreement announced in January this year. Novartis has also taken an equity stake in STALICLA.

Lynn Durham, STALICLA’s Founder & CEO, commented: “Our CRADA with NIDA allows us to enter into late stage development and is a testament to STALICLA’s commitment to bring new treatments to patients suffering from neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders. It is also a validation of mavoglurant’s potential in treating patients with substance-abuse disorders. We have onboarded an exceptional partner in NIDA and we are excited about working together to accelerate mavoglurant towards a new drug application.”

About mavoglurant

Mavoglurant is the most clinically advanced selective non allosteric metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 (mGluR5) antagonist. mGluR5 has been tied to mood disorders, addiction as well as rare and common forms of Autism. In clinical Phase 2 studies, mavoglurant has been shown to induce abstinence in cocaine use disorder patients through inhibition of mGluR5, with no evidence of withdrawal liability.

About STALICLA

STALICLA is a precision molecular neuroscience clinical stage biotech company, advancing the first precision medicine platform (DEPI) for patients with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), and neuropsychiatric disorders.

STALICLA’s unique approach is addressing the poor construct validity of behaviourally defined disorders through its unique platform integrating molecular data with human genetic information to create testable clinical hypotheses in psychiatry and neuroscience.

With multiple clinical proof of concepts, DEPI has allowed for the identification of two distinct subgroups of patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their tailored treatments STP1 and STP2, both of which are planned to enter Phase 2 clinical trials in 2023. STP1 and STP2 hold a multi-billion market potential.

The DEPI platform has been validated in a clinical setting showing high specificity, sensitivity and positive predictive value in prospectively designed trials recalling ‘high’ responder patients to previously failed drug candidates.

STALICLA is currently preparing its next stage of growth to advance its pipelines and scale its platform.

For further information, please visit: https://stalicla.com/

Contacts

STALICLA SA
Lynn Durham, CEO
Lynn.durham@stalicla.com
Media enquiries
Consilium Strategic Communications
stalicla@consilium-comms.com

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Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership will further thrive, says top legislator

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue lauded the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) and Japanese corporate leaders for promoting economic, trade and investment ties between the two countries.

During a reception in Hanoi on Tuesday for a Keidanren delegation who are in Vietnam to attend a high-level economic seminar, Chairman Hue reiterated Vietnam’s commitments to continue improving the business environment, fine-tuning legal and policy framework, sharpening the competitiveness of the economy, and creating favorable conditions for investors.

The top legislator expressed his belief that with political determination of the two countries’ leaders and support of Japanese enterprises, the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership for peace and prosperity in Asia will further thrive.

A Keidanren representative said that Keidanren together with Japanese firms will do their best to contribute to the development of both Vietnam and Japan in the near future, as well as help the Vietnamese Government fulfil set targets.

 

Source: VOV5

HCM City, Western Australia look to boost trade ties

Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan has called on Western Australia’s businesses to invest in strong fields such as food processing industry, agricultural biotechnology, and education- training in the southern hub.

 

During his reception on March 7 for Deputy Premier of Western Australia Roger Cook Mla, who is on a working visit to the city, Hoan said the visit is a meaningful activity in the year when the two countries celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of the diplomatic ties, contributing to further promoting cooperation between HCM City and the Australian state, and strengthening the bilateral relations as well.

 

The strong development of bilateral relations has created favourable conditions for cooperation between the localities of the two nations, the city leadre stressed.

 

Western Australia is the fourth state of Australia after Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales to open a trade and investment representative office in the locality, Hoan said, adding that the move has contributed to creating new connections between the two sides, especially in trade, investment, tourism, education, innovation and entrepreneurship.

 

For his part, Mla said Western Australia is eager to strengthen cooperation with HCM City in the fields of energy, tourism, creativity, culture, and education – training.

 

He affirmed that the operation of its trade and investment representative office is a specific measure to promote trade cooperation between the Vietnamese and Australian localities.

 

According to the official, there are over 12,000 Vietnamese people living in Western Australia. The Vietnamese community has made many contributions to the development of the state.

 

At the local level, Western Australia has signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation with the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau in 2021.

 

Australia has so far run nearly 800 projects with a total investment of over 900 million USD in HCM City, ranking 19th among 117 countries and territories investing in the southern hub. Two-way trade between HCM City and Australia reached more than 1.4 billion USD last year./.

 

Source: Vietnam News Agency

Vietnam calls for int’l cooperation in ensuring women’s rights

Vietnam calls on the international community to enhance cooperation and coordinate policies in order to ensure women’s rights and gender equality, Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), said at a debate of the UN Security Council on March 7.

 

Themed “Women, Peace and Security: Towards the 25th Anniversary of Resolution 1325”, the event was attended by representatives from nearly 90 member countries. Giang said programmes and measures should be stepped up to support capacity building at all local, national, regional and global levels, thus enabling women to fully and equally participate in sustainable peace building and improve women’s economic empowerment in line with Resolution 1889 adopted in 2009 as proposed by Vietnam which held the council’s presidency in October in the year.

 

Vietnamese women have made great contributions to national peace, independence, construction and development, as well as regional and global peace, stability and development, he affirmed. The council unanimously adopted Resolution 1325 on October 31, 2000, which was the first on women, peace and security (WPS). Reaffirming women’s key role in conflict solution and peacebuilding, it calls for the adoption of a gender perspective in peace agreements and for the protection of women and girls from gender-based violence. Since the passing of the document, the council has adopted nine others under the WPS agenda item./.

 

Source: Vietnam News Agency

Trade union delegation pays working trip to Greece

President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Nguyen Dinh Khang, who is also Vice President of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), paid a working trip to Greece from March 6-7 at the invitation of the international body.

 

On March 6, WFTU Honorary President George Mavrikos received and held talks with Khang, during which Khang acknowledged the important role of the WFTU Secretariat and WFTU’s headquarters in particular in coordinating the activities of the global labour and trade union movements.

 

He reaffirmed that the VGCL is always an active and responsible member of the WFTU, the oldest international trade union centre standing on the side of the working class and serving as a reliable mainstay of 105 million trade union members from 133 countries and territories.

 

Mavrikos expressed his delight at outstanding achievements and activities of the VGCL in performing tasks set in the WFTU’s Rome Declaration 2022.

 

He hailed the role and position of the VGCL under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam in effectively carrying out activities for trade union members and workers, contributing to the overall success of the global labour movement.

 

The WFTU will always accompany and support the VGCL, he said.

 

Both sides agreed to intensify cooperation in in-depth research on the global labour movement, international trade unions, statutes and models of trade union organisation in different countries; enhance the sharing of information and experience in trade union activities worldwide; improve the effectiveness of coordinating training activities, workshops and international conferences; and send a WFTU’s high-ranking delegation to the VGCL’s 13th Congress.

 

On March 7, the Vietnamese delegation held a working session with the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) of Greece, a partner of the VGCL since 1999 and a national trade union centre that plays an important role in Greece.

 

The two sides shared experience in protecting workers during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as orientations to priority activities in the near future.

 

They vowed to further propel bilateral friendship and cooperation via practical and effective activities.

 

Sharing losses suffered by Greek people, including many PAME members, in the railway accident that occurred on February 28 in Katerini town, the VGCL President expressed his condolences to families of the victims and said he hopes that the Greek Government and PAME will soon support them./.

 

Source: Vietnam News Agency

Laos’ tourism rebounds strongly

The tourism sector in Laos has experienced a rebound following the COVID-19 pandemic and is steadily growing after most countries lifted travel bans and Laos also opened its borders to tourists.

 

The Laos- China high-speed railway is also proving to be an attraction and a convenient mode of transport for tourists, serving a record of 10,000 passengers in a single day on March 4.

 

Vilayvone Chanthalaty, Director of the Vientiane Information, Culture, and Tourism Department, said more than 600,000 international tourists visited the Lao capital in 2022, double the expected number of 300,000 visitors. Encouraged by the last year’s tourism figures, the Lao Government plans to lure over 500,000 foreign travelers to Vientiane in 2023.

 

The director emphasised that in order to achieve the set targets, the Department of Tourism in Vientiane Capital will work with all relevant parties to organize many activities to promote tourism, especially for the upcoming Lao New Year.

 

Not only Vientiane, other provinces such as Luang Prabang has also seen hotels at full capacity thanks to a tourist influx from China recently.

 

The Laos government expects to welcome 1.4 million foreign visitors and generate more than 340 million USD in revenue in 2023./.

 

Source: Vietnam News Agency