The SAB, composed of international experts in the field of allergy immunotherapy, acknowledged the clinical benefits of gp-ASIT+™ and confirmed the interest of a follow-up study to enhance the future market positioning and differentiation of the compound
ASIT biotech (BSE:ASIT) (Paris:ASIT) (Euronext: ASIT - BE0974289218), a Belgian biopharmaceutical company specialized in the research and development of innovative allergy immunotherapy products, today announced the positive outcomes and recommendations following the meetings of its scientific advisory boards, bringing together 9 of the most recognized international experts in the field of allergy immunotherapy.
Three topics were discussed by the experts:
These very fruitful discussions led to:
The advices delivered during these two meetings held in March 2019 will support the ambitious clinical development program of ASIT biotech in grass pollen rhinitis. The results of the gpASIT011 study aiming to confirm the favourable benefit-risk ratio of gp-ASIT+™ are expected by the end of this year and will drive the market access strategy for this lead compound in this highly prevalent allergy.
Michel Baijot, CEO of ASIT biotech, commented: “I am happy that some of the most renowned European key opinion leaders in the field of allergy are supporting gp-ASIT+™ as the new therapeutic alternative with potential long-term benefits to patients with moderate to severe allergic rhinoconjunctivitis.”
About ASIT biotech
ASIT biotech is a Belgian clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and future commercialization of a range of breakthrough immunotherapy products for the treatment of allergies. Thanks to its innovative ASIT+™ technology platform, ASIT biotech is currently the only developer of allergy immunotherapy (AIT) product candidates consisting of a unique mixture of highly purified natural allergen fragments in an optimal size selection. This innovation results in a short treatment, expected to improve patient compliance and real-life effectiveness. ASIT biotech’s product pipeline contains three novel ASIT+™ product candidates targeting respiratory allergies with the highest prevalence (i.e. grass pollen: gp-ASIT+™ - in ongoing phase III - and house dust mite: hdm-ASIT+™), and food allergies (peanut allergy: pnt-ASIT+™) that could significantly expand the current immunotherapy market. The Company believes that its innovative ASIT+™ platform is flexible and would be applicable across a range of allergies.
ASIT biotech has a headcount of 26 staff members, at its headquarters in Brussels and its facilities in Liège, Belgium.
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