Alpine Immune Sciences to Present Povetacicept (ALPN-303) Phase 1 (RUBY-1) Study Data at the 2023 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
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, will present an ePoster with an oral presentation at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting, highlighting clinical data from RUBY-1, a phase 1 healthy volunteer (HV) study of povetacicept, a dual B cell cytokine antagonist being developed for multiple B cell and/or autoantibody-related diseases.
Date/Time: March 18, 2023, at 9:30am – 9:35am CST
Poster Title:Phase 1 Study in Healthy Adults of the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of Povetacicept (ALPN-303), a Dual BAFF/APRIL Antagonist for the Treatment of Autoimmune Blistering Diseases (RUBY-1)
Poster Number: 42273
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Level 1, Hall E, Poster Center 2 in Exhibit Hall
Presenter: Stanford Peng, MD, PhD, President and Head of Research and Development, Alpine Immune Sciences
About Povetacicept (ALPN-303) and the RUBY-1 Phase 1 Study
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 the activation and survival of B cells, particularly antibody-secreting cells. Based upon an engineered TACI (transmembrane activator and CAML interactor) domain, povetacicept exhibits 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 B cell and/or autoantibody-related diseases.
RUBY-1 (NCT05034484) is a phase 1, randomized, placebo-controlled study in healthy adult volunteers designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of single doses of intravenously and subcutaneously administered povetacicept. Povetacicept was well tolerated at doses up to 960 mg, with dose-dependent pharmacokinetics and reductions in circulating immunoglobulins and antibody-secreting cells, supporting the use of a once every four-week dose regimen for subsequent studies.
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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