Antios Therapeutics Announces Agreement with IRBM, INGM and OSR to Acquire Fourth-Generation HBV Capsid Assembly Modulators (CAMs)

MENDHAM, N.J. and ROME, ITALY November 15, 2021 – Antios Therapeutics, Inc. (“Antios”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapies to treat and cure chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV), and IRBM, a drug discovery and early development research institute and global contract research organization, announced today they entered into an agreement for Antios to purchase the IP rights to a novel series of fourth-generation capsid assembly modulators (CAMs) being developed for the treatment of HBV. The CAMs were originated and developed at IRBM in conjunction with Promidis/CNCCS (a subsidiary of IRBM), Istituto Nazionale Genetica Molecolare (INGM) and San Raffaele Hospital (OSR). These CAMs enable the selection of a new pipeline candidate, which will be the second molecule in Antios’ HBV portfolio. The total potential value of the deal to the Italian sellers/parties is up to $50 million, in addition to royalties.

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