LAVAL, QC and CAMBRIDGE, England, Jan. 26, 2023 /CNW/ - Liminal BioSciences Inc. (Nasdaq: LMNL) ("Liminal BioSciences" or the "Company"), announced that a consolidation of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company ("Common Shares") on the basis of a consolidation ratio of ten (10) pre-consolidation Common Shares for one (1) post-consolidation Common Share (the "Share Consolidation"), will become effective at the opening of trading on February 1, 2023 (the "Effective Date"). The Company's current trading symbol will remain unchanged. The Consolidation was previously approved by the Company's shareholders at the special meeting of the shareholders held on January 20, 2023.
About Liminal BioSciences Inc.
Liminal BioSciences is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing distinctive novel small molecule therapeutics for inflammatory, fibrotic, and metabolic diseases using our drug discovery platform with a data-driven approach. The Company is currently developing GPR84 antagonists and OXER1 antagonists. In addition to these programs, the Company continues to explore other development opportunities to add to its pipeline.
Liminal BioSciences has active business operations in Canada and the United Kingdom.
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