Press Release, XORTX Participation in Virtual Conferences

CALGARY, AB – October 28, 2020 – XORTX Therapeutics Inc. ("XORTX" or the “Company”) (CSE: XRX)
(OTCQB: XRTXF), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative therapies to treat
progressive kidney disease, is pleased to announce its participation in two upcoming virtual conferences in
November 2020.
The first presentation as an invited speaker is at the Meridian Clinical Trials Conference on Tuesday,
November 3rd at 2:30 pm Central time. This presentation is associated with XORTX’s ADPKD program and
XRx-008 and is entitled “Orphan Drug Development Using the 505(b)2 Pathway”.

The second invited speaker presentation is the World Anti-Viral Congress – COVID-19 and Emerging
Diseases Session on Thursday, November 12th at 2:40 pm Eastern time and is entitled “XRx-101 As a
Treatment for Coronavirus – A Strategy to Decrease Acute Kidney Injury, Co-morbidity and Mortality”.
Dr. Allen Davidoff, XORTX’s President and CEO stated, “As the Company awaits the completion of the
clinical trial being conducted at Mt. Sinai, New York, as announced in our press release of August 4th, we
are pleased to be an invited presenter at both of these conferences with global audiences composed of
clinicians, drug development professionals, investors and pharmaceutical companies."
About XORTX Therapeutics Inc.
XORTX Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company with three clinically advanced products in
development – XRx-008 for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD), XRx-101 for
Coronavirus / COVID-19 infection and XRx-221 is a clinical stage program for Type 2 Diabetic Nephropathy
(T2DN). The Company has strong intellectual property rights and established proof of concept through
independent clinical studies. XORTX is working to advance its clinical development stage products that
target xanthine oxidase to inhibit production of uric acid.

At XORTX Therapeutics, we are dedicated to
developing medications to improve the quality of life and future of patients. Additional information on
XORTX Therapeutics is available at
For further information, please contact:
Allen Davidoff, CEO Bruce Rowlands, Chairman or +1 403 455 7727 or +1 416 230 7260
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