aTyr Pharma Announces Research Collaboration With Global Biotherapeutics Leader CSL Behring
Partnership to accelerate development of IND candidates from tRNA synthetases in aTyr’s pipeline
aTyr eligible to receive up to
“This research collaboration with CSL Behring, an industry leader in the development of plasma-derived and recombinant therapeutics for rare and serious diseases, represents an important validation of our science and enables us to accelerate development of potential IND candidates from our pipeline,” said Dr.
Under the terms of the collaboration, CSL Behring will fund all research and development activities related to the development of the applicable product candidates for the duration of the collaboration. CSL Behring will pay a total of up to
CSL Behring is a global biotherapeutics leader specializing in immunology, hematology and other rare and serious medical conditions. The parent company,
aTyr is a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines based on novel immunological pathways. aTyr’s research and development efforts are concentrated on a newly discovered area of biology, the extracellular functionality of tRNA synthetases. aTyr has built a global intellectual property estate directed to a potential pipeline of protein compositions derived from 20 tRNA synthetase genes. aTyr is focused on the therapeutic translation of the Resokine pathway, comprised of extracellular proteins derived from the histidyl tRNA synthetase gene family. ATYR1923 is a clinical-stage product candidate which binds to the neuropilin-2 receptor and is designed to down-regulate immune engagement in interstitial lung diseases and other immune-mediated diseases. For more information, please visit http://www.atyrpharma.com.
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