SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alpine Immune Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALPN), a leading clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on developing innovative treatments for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, announced that the Company will present new preclinical data from a study of povetacicept in a murine experimental autoimmune myasthenia gravis (EAMG) model during the 148th Annual American Neurological Association (ANA) Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. In addition, the Company will present safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic data from RUBY-1, a phase 1 study of povetacicept in healthy adult volunteers.
Date/Time: September 11, 2023, 6:00pm – 7:30pm EST
Poster Title: Povetacicept (ALPN-303), a potent dual BAFF/APRIL antagonist for the treatment of myasthenia gravis and other antibody-related neurological diseases
Poster Number: M135
Location: Franklin Hall B; Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA
About Povetacicept (ALPN-303)
Povetacicept (ALPN-303) is a dual antagonist of the BAFF (B cell activating factor) and APRIL (a proliferation inducing ligand) cytokines, which play key roles in pathogenesis of multiple autoimmune diseases via their roles in the activation, differentiation and/or survival of B cells, particularly antibody-secreting cells, as well as T cells and innate immune cells. Based upon an engineered TACI (transmembrane activator and CAML interactor) domain, povetacicept has exhibited greater potency in preclinical studies versus wild-type TACI-based comparators, as well as other inhibitors of BAFF and/or APRIL alone. Povetacicept is in development for multiple autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus, autoimmune glomerulonephritis, and autoimmune cytopenias.
About Alpine Immune Sciences
Alpine Immune Sciences is committed to leading a new wave of immune therapeutics. With world-class research and development capabilities, a highly productive scientific platform, and a proven management team, Alpine is seeking to create first- or best-in-class multifunctional immunotherapies via unique protein engineering technologies to improve patients’ lives. Alpine has entered into strategic collaborations with leading global biopharmaceutical companies and has a diverse pipeline of clinical and preclinical candidates in development. For more information, visit www.alpineimmunesciences.com. Follow @AlpineImmuneSci on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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