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Oct. 21, 2021, 6:30 a.m. EDT

Verve Therapeutics to Participate in the Jefferies Gene Therapy/Editing Summit

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verve Therapeutics , a biotech company pioneering a new approach to the care of cardiovascular disease with single-course gene editing medicines, today announced that Sekar Kathiresan, M.D., co-founder and chief executive officer and Andrew Bellinger, M.D., Ph.D., chief scientific officer and chief medical officer, will participate in a fireside chat during the Jefferies Gene Therapy/Editing Summit on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

A live webcast will be available in the investor section of the company's website at www.vervetx.com . The webcast will be archived for 60 days following the presentation.

About Verve Therapeutics
Verve Therapeutics, Inc. /zigman2/quotes/227446048/composite VERV +6.08% is a genetic medicines company pioneering a new approach to the care of cardiovascular disease, transforming treatment from chronic management to single-course gene editing medicines. The company's initial two programs target PCSK9 and ANGPTL3, genes that have been extensively validated as targets for lowering blood lipids such as low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), a root cause of cardiovascular disease. Verve's lead product candidate, VERVE-101, is designed to permanently turn off the PCSK9 gene in the liver in order to disrupt blood PCSK9 protein production and thereby durably reduce blood LDL-C levels, with the goal of reducing a patient's risk for cardiovascular disease. VERVE-101, currently in IND-enabling studies, is being developed initially for the treatment of patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, a potentially fatal genetic heart disease. For more information, please visit www.VerveTx.com .

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THRUST Strategic Communications
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