Zura Bio to Present Data Exploring the Expanded Potential of Tibulizumab (ZB-106) into Sjogren's Syndrome and Rheumatoid Arthritis at EULAR 2024

June 3, 2024

Novel, dual-pathway antibody targeting IL-17A and BAFF is expected to enter Phase 2 development in systemic sclerosis in Q4 2024 and hidradenitis suppurativa in Q2 2025

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 3, 2024-- Zura Bio Limited (Nasdaq: ZURA) (“Zura Bio”), a clinical-stage immunology company developing novel dual-pathway antibodies for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, today announced it will present data from its tibulizumab (ZB-106) program exploring the clinical potential of the dual-pathway antibody in Sjogren's syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at EULAR 2024, June 12-15 in Vienna.

“We are excited to present translational data from our tibulizumab (ZB-106) program to help elucidate the potential to inhibit both IL-17A and BAFF in a single antibody therapy,” stated Michael Howell, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Head of Translational Medicine. “We believe that dual-pathway inhibition may warrant broad clinical exploration and help define the expanding potential of ZB-106 across a portfolio of autoimmune diseases.”

Zura Bio will present results as detailed below. The poster will be available on the Zura Bio website in the News and Events section and archived for at least 30 days following presentation.

Phase 1 Clinical Trial Evaluating the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of a Novel IL-17A and BAFF Dual Antagonist in Sjogren’s Syndrome

Poster 0373
Date: Friday, June 14
Poster Tour: 15:27 – 15:33 CEST / 9:27 – 9:33 ET
Location: Poster Tour 1
Presenter: Dr. Michael Howell, Zura Bio

Abstract is available here on the EULAR 2024 website.

Resolving Inflammation in a Murine Model of Arthritis Through the Dual Antagonism of B-Cell Activating Factor (BAFF) and IL-17

Abstract, accepted for publication only, is available here on the EULAR 2024 website.

ABOUT ZURA BIO

Zura Bio is a clinical-stage, multi-asset immunology company developing novel dual-pathway antibodies for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Currently, Zura Bio is developing three assets which have completed Phase 1/1b studies and are Phase 2 ready. The company is developing a portfolio of therapeutic indications for tibulizumab (ZB-106), ZB-168, and torudokimab (ZB-880), with a goal of demonstrating their efficacy, safety, and dosing convenience in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, including systemic sclerosis and other novel indications with unmet needs.

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