Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc (HEPA) gains 2.53% for July 21

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Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: HEPA) shares gained 2.53%, or $0.04 per share, to close Wednesday at $1.62. After opening the day at $1.61, shares of Hepion fluctuated between $1.64 and $1.55. 1,383,238 shares traded hands a decrease from their 30 day average of 2,563,473. Wednesday's activity brought Hepion’s market cap to $123,484,897.

Hepion is headquartered in Edison, New Jersey..

About Hepion Pharmaceuticals Inc

The Company's lead drug candidate, CRV431, is a potent inhibitor of cyclophilins, which are involved in many disease processes. CRV431 is currently in clinical-phase development for the treatment of NASH, with the potential to play an important role in the overall treatment of liver disease - from triggering events through to end-stage disease. CRV431 has been shown to reduce liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma tumor burden in experimental models of NASH; and has demonstrated antiviral activities towards HBV, HCV, and HDV through several mechanisms, in preclinical studies. Hepion has created a proprietary AI platform, called AI-POWR™, which stands for Artificial Intelligence - Precision Medicine; Omics (including genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics, and lipidomics); World database access; and Response and clinical outcomes. Hepion intends to use AI-POWR™ to help identify which NASH patients will best respond to CRV431, potentially shortening development timelines and increasing the delta between placebo and treatment groups. In addition to using AI-POWR™ to drive its ongoing Phase 2a NASH program, Hepion will use the platform to identify additional potential indications for CRV431 to expand the company's footprint in the cyclophilin inhibition therapeutic space.

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