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Bolt Biotherapeutics Highlights Comprehensive Clinical Data from Phase 1 Dose-Escalation Trial of BDC-1001 as Monotherapy and in Combination with Nivolumab in HER2-Expressing Tumors at 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting


Excerpt from the Press Release: Bolt Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BOLT) today announced the data from its Phase 1 dose-escalation clinical trial of BDC-1001 that will be presented in a poster session at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2023 Annual Meeting, being held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois and virtually from June 2-6,…

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RAPT Therapeutics to Present Biomarker Data Corroborating Demonstrated Clinical Activity and Mechanism of Action of FLX475 in Advanced Cancers


-FLX475-treated patients exhibited significant changes in immune pathways likely to enhance an antitumor response -FLX475 modifies the tumor microenvironment (TME) to resemble those of responders to anti-PD(L)1 monotherapy Excerpt from the Press Release: RAPT Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RAPT), a clinical-stage, immunology-based therapeutics company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing oral small molecule therapies for patients…

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Interim Results From Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial in Solid Tumor Cancers Demonstrate Aulos Bioscience’s AU-007 is Well Tolerated and Uniquely Reduces Regulatory T Cells


New data in ASCO 2023 abstract show continued trend in decreasing Tregs and eosinophils, bolstering novel mechanism of action of AU-007, Aulos’ computationally designed antibody in the IL-2 class Initial anti-tumor activity has been observed since the ASCO data cutoff date, with additional data anticipated by year-end as the Phase 1/2 trial continues to enroll…

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Fractyl Health Unveils Groundbreaking Pre-Clinical Proof of Concept Results for its Rejuva® Pancreatic Gene Therapy Platform for Metabolic Diseases at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy Congress


Rejuva device & procedure reliably and successfully targets pancreas with Adeno Associated Virus (AAV), potentially enabling gene therapy to address pancreatic diseases for the first time Rejuva platform and genetic medicines offer potential for reversal of Type 2 Diabetes with a single point-in-time local administration of durable GLP-1-based genetic medicines Excerpt from the Press Release:…

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First Multi-Center Study Combining the Allurion Program With GLP-1 Therapy Presented at the European Congress on Obesity


Combination therapy led to nearly 19% weight loss at approximately 8 months Excerpt from the Press Release: NATICK, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Allurion, a company dedicated to ending obesity, today announced results from a new study that will be presented at the European Congress on Obesity exploring the use of a GLP-1 weight-loss medication with the Allurion Gastric…

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Rejuvenate Bio Announces Data for Gene Therapy RJB-01 in Mitral Valve Disease at 2023 Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT)


Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rejuvenate Bio, today announced new data for its gene therapy RJB-01 from a pilot study in canines with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD), at the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT), held May 16-20, 2023, in Los Angeles, California. RJB-01, expresses…

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Epic Bio Presents Preclinical Data on EPI-321 for Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy at ASGCT 26th Annual Meeting


Oral presentation highlights EPI-321 effects on multiple clinically relevant markers – Excerpt from the Press Release: – Epic Bio, a biotechnology company developing therapies to modulate gene expression using compact, non-cutting dCas proteins, today presented promising preclinical data supporting development of EPI-321 for the treatment of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). The data were shared in…

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Protagonist Reports Positive Results from Phase 1 and Pre-clinical Studies of Oral Interleukin-23 Receptor Antagonist JNJ-2113


Data point to the potential of JNJ-2113 as a first-in-class drug candidate in multiple IL-23 driven-diseases Excerpt from the Press Release: NEWARK, Calif., May 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Protagonist Therapeutics (Nasdaq: PTGX) (“Protagonist” or “the Company”) reported data from its collaboration with Janssen Biotech, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), on…

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Reviva Pharmaceuticals Announces Intent to File an IND for Brilaroxazine in Psoriasis After Promising Preclinical Data


Brilaroxazine topical liposomal-gel formulation (brilaroxazine lipogel) demonstrated proof-of-concept efficacy in the imiquimod-induced psoriatic mouse model IND submission for brilaroxazine lipogel in psoriasis expected in 2024 Reviva has filed composition of matter patent for brilaroxazine-lipogel and a separate patent for use in the treatment of psoriasis Excerpt from the Press Release: CUPERTINO, Calif., May 11, 2023…

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Palisade Bio Announces Enrollment and Dosing of First Patient in LB1148 Dose Optimization Study


Study designed to determine if a different dosing protocol for all indications might enhance the risk profile of LB1148 while simultaneously providing efficacy Excerpt from the Press Release: Carlsbad, CA, May 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Palisade Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: PALI) (the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company advancing therapies for acute and chronic gastrointestinal (GI) complications, today announced…

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