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InnoCare Approved to Start Trials of JH2 Inhibitor for Autoimmune Diseases

publication date: Mar 28, 2022

Beijing InnoCare Pharma was approved to start China clinical trials of its TYK2 JH2 allosteric inhibitor, the company’s third candidate for autoimmune disease to enter the clinic. ICP-488 binds the JH2 domain to block the signal transduction of IL-23, IL-12, type 1 IFN and other inflammatory cytokines, inhibiting the autoimmune/inflammatory process. InnoCare said the self-developed drug will be tested in patients with psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease. In 2021, InnoCare out-licensed ex-China rights for its BTK inhibitor to Biogen in a $937 million deal, including $125 million upfront. More details....

Stock Symbols: (HK: 09969) (NSDQ: BIIB)

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