Vancouver, British Columbia – Dec 19th, 2017 – Qu Biologics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing Site Specific Immunomodulators (SSIs), a unique platform of immunotherapies designed to restore the body’s innate immune system is pleased to report that they will be presenting clinical outcome data from Qu’s recently completed Phase 2 study in ulcerative colitis at the inaugural Crohn’s and Colitis Congress in Las Vegas, January 18-20 2018. This conference is focused on collaborative research solutions and patient-centric approaches to improving the lives of people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It combines the strength of the leading patient organization, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, with the foremost GI professional organization, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).
Poster data will be presented by Jim Pankovich, Qu’s VP Clinical Operations and Drug Development, and includes findings from the Phase 2 trial in ulcerative colitis for their lead immunomodulatory product, QBECO SSI, which targets the gastrointestinal tract. The presentation will focus on the impressive histological and endoscopic response rates found in study participants treated with QBECO SSI.
Mr. Pankovich noted, “Data from this ulcerative colitis study adds to our growing body of promising clinical data in inflammatory bowel disease. It’s particularly encouraging that participants experienced symptom relief, endoscopic, and histological improvements, indicating recovery at a tissue level after treatment with our investigational agent, QBECO SSI. We would like to thank the study participants for their significant contribution to this research program.”
More information about the content of this presentation will be available on the Qu Biologics website and on QuIBD.com post-embargo following the conference.
Backed by a prestigious group of scientific advisors and board members, Qu Biologics is led by a management team that includes co-founder and CEO Dr. Hal Gunn, a physician and expert on the body’s immune response to chronic disease; and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Simon Sutcliffe, former CEO of the BC Cancer Agency and a distinguished clinician, scientist and leader in cancer control in Canada and internationally.
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