HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coya Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: COYA) (“Coya” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing multiple therapeutic platforms intended to enhance Treg function, including biologics and cell therapies, today announced it will host a conference call to present clinical data of Coya’s proprietary investigational biologic combination, COYA 302, in patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 8:00am ET.
During the call, Dr. Stanley Appel, the chair of Coya’s Scientific Advisory Board, will provide commentary on the data summarizing work conducted at his lab at Houston Methodist Hospital. Following Dr. Appel's comment's, Dr. Howard Berman, Coya's CEO, and Dr. Adrian Hepner, Coya's CMO, will provide additional comments on the impact of this data on Coya's clinical pipeline and upcoming clinical and regulatory milestones.
Coya recently announced that data from the proof-of-concept open-label clinical study in patients with ALS will also be presented the same day to the scientific community at the 2023 Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Clinical & Scientific Conference.
The proof-of-concept open-label clinical study is the first-of-its-kind evaluating a dual-mechanism immunotherapy for the treatment of ALS. Patients in the study received investigational treatment for 12 consecutive months and were evaluated for safety and tolerability, Treg function, serum biomarkers of oxidative stress and inflammation, and clinical functioning as measured by the ALSFRS-R scale. The dual-mechanism investigational biologic combination combines low dose Interleukin-2 that is intended to enhance anti-inflammatory regulatory T cell function with a fusion protein that is intended to suppress pro-inflammatory cell function and has been designed to be administered subcutaneously to minimize treatment burden for patients and caregivers.
Conference Call Information
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM Eastern Time
Toll Free: 888-506-0062
Participant Access Code: 666962
Live Webcast link: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/2956/47797
Toll Free: 877-481-4010
Replay Passcode: 47797
Webcast replay link: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/2956/47797
About Coya Therapeutics, Inc.
Headquartered in Houston, TX, Coya Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: COYA) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing proprietary treatments focused on the biology and potential therapeutic advantages of regulatory T cells (“Tregs”) to target systemic inflammation and neuroinflammation. Dysfunctional Tregs underlie numerous conditions including neurodegenerative, metabolic, and autoimmune diseases, and this cellular dysfunction may lead to a sustained inflammation and oxidative stress resulting in lack of homeostasis of the immune system. Coya’s investigational product candidate pipeline leverages multiple therapeutic modalities aimed at restoring the anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory functions of Tregs. Coya’s therapeutic platforms include Treg-enhancing biologics, Treg-derived exosomes, and autologous Treg cell therapy. Coya’s 300 Series product candidates, COYA 301 and COYA 302, are biologic therapies intended to enhance Treg function and expand Treg numbers. COYA 301 is a cytokine biologic for subcutaneous administration intended to enhance Treg function and expand Treg numbers in vivo, and COYA 302 is a biologic combination for subcutaneous and/or intravenous administration intended to enhance Treg function while depleting T effector function and activated macrophages. These two mechanisms may be additive or synergistic in suppressing inflammation. For more information about Coya, please visit www.coyatherapeutics.com.
About Muscle Dystrophy Association
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is the #1 voluntary health organization in the United States for people living with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases. For over 70 years, MDA has led the way in accelerating research, advancing care, and advocating for the support of our families. MDA's mission is to empower the people we serve to live longer, more independent lives. To learn more visit mda.org and follow MDA on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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