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Conatus Pharmaceuticals Announces Poster Presentations at AASLD Annual Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT) announced today the presentation of two posters, both addressing preclinical results with the company’s pan-caspase inhibitors, at The Liver Meeting®, the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) in San Francisco November 13-17, 2015.

Poster #1315, “Alcohol stimulates macrophage activation through caspase dependent, hepatocyte derived release of CD40L containing extracellular vesicles,” and poster #1522, “Emricasan, a pan caspase inhibitor, improves survival and portal hypertension in a murine model of long-term common bile-duct ligation,” will both be displayed in the Poster Hall on Level 1 of the Moscone West Convention Center in Poster Session III on Monday, November 16, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST, with authors available for discussion at the posters from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. PST. The posters are available in the Data section of the Conatus website at

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