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January 13, 2022

Epics Therapeutics Initiates First-in-Human Studies with EP282, an oral Investigational Drug for the treatment of gastrointestinal inflammatory disorders and cancer.

January 12th, 2022 – Epics Therapeutics S.A., a private drug development company, announced today the initiation of a First-in-Human, double-blind, placebo-controlled, single and multiple ascending dose study of EP282 to evaluate oral pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety and tolerability in healthy male volunteers. Specific biomarkers will also be monitored to evaluate drug-target engagement at different dose levels. […]

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December 16, 2021

Confo Therapeutics Expands Patent Estate for ConfoBody®-based GPCR Screening Platform

Confo Therapeutics Expands Patent Estate for ConfoBody®-based GPCR Screening Platform Ghent, Belgium – December 15, 2021 – Confo Therapeutics a leader in the discovery of medicines targeting G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs), today announced that it has extended its patent estate with four key US and EU patents granted as part of the company’s foundational “Steyaert […]

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December 14, 2021

Immunic, Inc. Publishes Positive Results from the Single and Multiple Ascending Dose Parts of its Phase 1 Clinical Trial of IMU-935, a Potentially Best-in-Class Oral IL-17 Inhibitor

– Unblinded Data Established a Favorable Safety and Tolerability Profile for IMU-935 in Single Dose and 14-Day Multiple Dose Assessments in Healthy Human Subjects – – Single Daily Dosing up to 400 mg and Multiple Daily Dosing of 300 mg were Found to Be Safe and Well-Tolerated in Healthy Human Subjects (With No Maximum Tolerated Dose Established) […]

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December 10, 2021

Immunic, Inc. Announces Enrollment of the First Patient in its Phase 1 Trial of IMU-935 in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Immunic, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMUX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of selective oral immunology therapies focused on treating chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, today announced enrollment of the first patient in its open-label phase 1 trial of IMU-935, a highly potent and selective inverse agonist of the transcription factor […]

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December 2, 2021

ONA Therapeutics Appoints Dr Michel Detheux as Independent Chair to Board of Directors

ONA Therapeutics Appoints Dr Michel Detheux as Independent Chair to Board of Directors Seasoned biotech executive with a wealth of experience and a track-record of strategic alliances in the immuno-oncology space   Barcelona, Spain, 2 December 2021: ONA Therapeutics (“ONA”), which is focused on the discovery and development of therapeutic biologics targeting lipid metabolism to treat […]

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November 30, 2021

Confo Therapeutics Enters Collaborative Agreement with Regeneron

Confo Therapeutics Enters Collaborative Agreement with Regeneron — Confo will work together with Regeneron to apply its GPCR drug discovery platform to enable functional antibody discovery — Ghent, Belgium – November 30, 2021 – Confo Therapeutics today announced that it has entered into a collaborative agreement with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. whereby Confo’s technology platform, which […]

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November 22, 2021

Immunic, Inc. Announces Enrollment of First Patient in its Phase 3 ENSURE Program of vidofludimus calcium (IMU-838) in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Immunic, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMUX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of selective oral immunology therapies focused on treating chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, today announced the first patient enrolled in its phase 3 ENSURE program of lead asset, vidofludimus calcium (IMU-838), the company’s selective oral DHODH inhibitor, in patients with […]

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November 4, 2021

Immunic, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Highlights Recent Activity

– Fully Enrolled Phase 2 CALDOSE-1 Trial of IMU-838 in Moderate-to-Severe Ulcerative Colitis – – Initiated Phase 2 CALLIPER Trial in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, Intended to Run Concurrently With and to Complement the Company’s Phase 3 ENSURE Program in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis – – $110.4 Million in Cash and Cash Equivalents as of September 30, […]

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November 3, 2021

Additional data from Minoryx’s Phase 2/3 ADVANCE clinical trial presented at American Neurological Association (ANA) 2021

Presentation highlights reduction in cerebral lesion progression and the risk of developing cerebral ALD in AMN patients based on MRI and plasma biomarker data.  Mataró, Barcelona, Spain, November 3, 2021 – Minoryx Therapeutics, a Phase 3 clinical stage biotech company focused on the development of differentiating treatment options in orphan central nervous system (CNS) disorders, […]

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October 28, 2021

Novadip Biosciences announces EUR 19 million Series B financing backed by international investors

Novadip Biosciences announces EUR 19 million Series B financing backed by international investors  New investment to fuel continued growth of 3M³ platform for the development of products in tissue reconstruction and oncology Mont Saint-Guibert, Belgium – October 28, 2021 – Novadip Biosciences (“Novadip” or “the Company”), a clinical stage company developing treatments to regenerate impaired […]

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October 28, 2021

Immunic, Inc. Announces Completion of Enrollment of its Phase 2 CALDOSE-1 Trial of IMU-838 in Moderate-to-Severe Ulcerative Colitis

  – Top-Line Data Expected in the Second Quarter of 2022 –   NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Immunic, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMUX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing best-in-class, oral therapies for the treatment of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, today announced that the final patient has been enrolled and randomized in its phase […]

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October 22, 2021

Egle Therapeutics raises 40 million € Series A to develop First-In-Class T-regulatory cells therapies based on Treg-starvers

Egle Therapeutics SAS (Egle), an emerging biotechnology company focused on developing First-In- Class immunotherapies targeting immune suppressor regulatory T-cells (Tregs) for oncology and autoimmune diseases, today announces that it has completed a €40M ($46.4M) Series A financing. The Series A was co-led by LSP and Bpifrance through their InnoBio 2 fund. Fund+, Bioqube Ventures and […]

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October 21, 2021

ONA Therapeutics Strengthens Scientific Leadership Team

ONA Therapeutics Strengthens Scientific Leadership Team Industry veteran in oncology antibody discovery & development Dr Haijun Sun appointed Chief Scientific Officer Expansion of the Scientific Advisory Board with appointments of leading experts in preclinical, translational and clinical drug development   Barcelona, Spain, 21 October 2021: ONA Therapeutics (“ONA”), which is focused on the discovery and […]

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October 19, 2021

Fund+ on LN24

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October 15, 2021

Immunic, Inc. Appoints Patrick Walsh as Chief Business Officer

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Immunic, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMUX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of selective oral immunology therapies focused on treating chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, announced the appointment of Patrick Walsh as Chief Business Officer, effective today. In this newly created role, Mr. Walsh will be responsible for business development, including […]

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October 12, 2021

Coave Therapeutics appoints Olivier Danos and Frederic Chereau as non-executive directors to its Board

Coave Therapeutics appoints Olivier Danos and Frederic Chereau as non-executive directors to its Board – Dr. Olivier Danos PhD, is currently Chief Scientific Officer of RegenxBio – Frederic Chereau MBA, is currently President and CEO of LogicBio Paris, France, 12th October 2021 – Coave Therapeutics (‘Coave’), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing life-changing gene […]

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October 1, 2021

Immunic, Inc. Enrolls First Patient in Its Phase 2 CALLIPER Trial of IMU-838 in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Immunic, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMUX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of selective oral immunology therapies focused on treating chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, today announced enrollment of the first patient in its phase 2 CALLIPER trial of lead asset IMU-838, the company’s selective oral DHODH inhibitor, in patients with progressive […]

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September 22, 2021

Immunic and the University Medical Center Goettingen Sign License Agreement Covering the Combination of DHODH Inhibitors and Nucleoside Analogues to Treat Viral Infections, Including COVID-19

Immunic and the University Medical Center Goettingen Sign License Agreement Covering the Combination of DHODH Inhibitors and Nucleoside Analogues to Treat Viral Infections, Including COVID-19   – Preclinical Combination Data Suggests Extra-Ordinary Synergy Between Certain DHODH Inhibitors and Nucleoside Analogues –   – Combination of IMU-838 and N4-Hydroxycytidine Reduced SARS-CoV-2 Virus Levels, Including the Delta Variant, […]

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September 16, 2021

Coave Therapeutics and Théa Open Innovation sign exclusive licensing, co-development and commercialization agreement for Europe for CTx-PDE6b, a novel gene therapy candidate in retinitis pigmentosa

Coave Therapeutics and Théa Open Innovation sign exclusive licensing, co-development and commercialization agreement for Europe for CTx-PDE6b, a novel gene therapy candidate in retinitis pigmentosa   Coave to receive an upfront payment and an equity investment of €10 million and is eligible to receive further development, regulatory and commercial milestone payments of up to €65 […]

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September 1, 2021

ExeVir Announces First Patient Enrolled in Phase 1b/2 Clinical Study evaluating XVR011 as antiviral treatment of patients hospitalised for COVID-19

ExeVir Announces First Patient Enrolled in Phase 1b/2 Clinical Study evaluating XVR011 as antiviral treatment of patients hospitalised for COVID-19 Belgium, 1 September 2021: ExeVir, which is developing single domain antibody therapies providing broad protection against viral infections, today announces that the first patient has been treated in a Phase 1b/2 global clinical study of […]

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August 25, 2021

Cardior Raises €64 M Series B to Advance Clinical Pipeline of RNA Therapeutics to Treat Cardiac Disease

Cardior Raises €64 M Series B to Advance Clinical Pipeline of RNA Therapeutics to Treat Cardiac Disease • Oversubscribed round enables late-stage clinical development of lead candidate, a micro-RNA-132 inhibitor, in heart failure and further accelerates pipeline expansion Hanover, Germany, August 25, 2021 – Cardior Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biotech company developing non-coding RNA (ncRNA)-based therapeutics […]

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August 18, 2021

ExeVir announces first subjects dosed in Phase I clinical study of potent COVID-19 neutralizing antibody

ExeVir announces first subjects dosed in Phase I clinical study of potent COVID-19 neutralizing antibody   ·        Major milestone in development of “pan-coronavirus” nanobodies ·        Now evaluating clinical safety and pharmacokinetics of XVR011, a potent COVID-19 neutralizing antibody – also against Delta variant   Belgium, 18 August 2021: ExeVir, which is developing single domain antibody […]

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July 22, 2021

Coave Therapeutics Closes €33 million ($39 million) Series B Financing to Develop its Gene Therapy Pipeline and Next-Generation Vectors based on its AAV-Ligand Conjugate Platform

Coave Therapeutics Closes €33 million ($39 million) Series B Financing to Develop its Gene Therapy Pipeline and Next-Generation Vectors based on its AAV-Ligand Conjugate Platform ·       Coave Therapeutics is the new name for Horama and reflects its new emphasis on AAV-Ligand Conjugate based vectors for CNS diseases alongside Ocular diseases ·       Funding led by Seroba […]

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July 20, 2021

Immunic, Inc. Announces Closing of $45.0 Million Public Offering

Immunic, Inc. Announces Closing of $45.0 Million Public Offering   NEW YORK, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Immunic, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: IMUX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of selective oral immunology therapies focused on treating chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 4,500,000 shares of […]

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July 15, 2021

ExeVir and Mithra announce manufacturing collaboration for innovative Covid-19 treatments

ExeVir and Mithra announce manufacturing collaboration for innovative Covid-19 treatments Accelerated clinical development of ExeVir’s novel llama-derived antibody therapies for potential treatment and prevention of Covid-19 Manufacturing of ExeVir’s candidate product at Mithra CDMO’s new Injectable Facility Joint unique expertise of two Belgian biotechs to provide global access to innovative therapies for a broad range […]

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