NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Landos Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: LABP) (“Landos” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral medicines for patients with autoimmune diseases, today announced that an abstract on its Phase 1b Study to evaluate safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and clinical efficacy of the Nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain, Leucine rich Repeat containing X1 (NLRX1) agonist NX-13 in Ulcerative Colitis (“UC”), was accepted for poster presentation by the 18th Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization (“ECCO”).
“We are excited and appreciative that the ECCO Clinical Research Committee has selected Landos’ NX-13 abstract for poster presentation and look forward to continuing to advance this potential new treatment through the clinic,” noted Dr. Fabio Cataldi, Executive Vice-President & Chief Medical Officer at Landos. “Our team is working hard to advance the upcoming NX-13 Phase 2 proof-of-concept clinical trial. And with a strong data foundation, we are confident in our path forward and are excited about the potential of NX-13 to potentially transform the current treatment paradigm for moderate-to-severe UC patients.”
As previously announced, Landos is planning to conduct a Phase 2 proof-of-concept clinical trial for NX-13, which is expected to be dose ranging, blinded, placebo-controlled, and statistically powered. The Company is on track for first site activation and patient enrollment for the NX-13 Phase 2 trial in the second quarter of 2023, and expects to report topline data from the trial by the fourth quarter of 2024.
“Improving the daily life of patients with IBD, including UC, has always been my ultimate goal,” said Professor Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet, President of ECCO and the lead author of the NX-13 abstract. “I believe potential new therapies like NX-13 will pave the path for the future in managing autoimmune diseases.”
ECCO is the largest forum for specialists in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (“IBD”) in the world. ECCO's mission is to improve the care of patients with IBD in all its aspects through international guidelines for practice, education, research, and collaboration.
The NX-13 abstract will be featured as a poster presentation at the annual ECCO Congress in Copenhagen from March 1 – March 4, 2023.
About Landos Biopharma
Landos Biopharma is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of first-in-class therapeutics for patients with autoimmune disease. The Company’s mission is to create safer and more effective treatments that address the therapeutic gap in the current treatment paradigm.
Landos has a portfolio of three novel targets anchoring libraries of immunometabolic modulation pathways, including seven potentially first-in-class, once-daily therapies targeting 14 indications in the immunology space. This includes our three clinical stage programs: NX-13 for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease; Omilancor for Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis; and LABP-104 for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rheumatoid Arthritis
The Company is currently focused on advancing the clinical development of NX-13 in Ulcerative Colitis.
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