Connecticut companies exhibit at BIO convention

Four New Haven-area companies exhibiting at Bio 2019, one the world’s largest forums for the biotech sector. More than 16,000 attendees are taking part in the conference, which concluded June 6 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The companies are:

* Woodbridge-based Vistara Biosciences, which specializes in developing bioinformatics for drug discovery. Bioinformatics is the science of collecting and analyzing complex biological data such as genetic codes.

* Thetis Pharamaceuticals of Branford, which is developing therapy for treating gastrointestinal disorders such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

AlloMek Therapeutics of Woodbridge, which is developing low-toxicity treatments for cancers.

* While many of the participants at Bio 2019 are biotech and pharmaceutical companies focused on developing new drugs, the core business of InveniAI is using artificial intelligence to assess complex data patterns in potential drug candidates