AFFiRiS announces Phase 2 study in Parkinson's and new focus on neurodegenerative diseases

AFFiRiS announced a realignment of its development strategy on neurodegenerative diseases, a core area of expertise of the company. Affiris will now focus on ongoing preparations of a phase 2 clinical trial to treat patients suffering from Parkinson's disease.

AFFiRiS has achieved proof of concept of its unique AFFITOME technology in humans for hypercholesterolemia and Parkinson's disease with respect to safety, specific antibody production, in vivo target engagement and clinical effect, including positive long-term safety data in Parkinson's. The company's focusing on neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's addresses the urgent medical need and a large attractive commercial opportunity.

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