San Francisco, CA (June 14, 2016) Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, announced the initiation of a pilot field study designed to test several molecules, including anti-cytokine antibodies, in dogs with atopic dermatitis.
The pilot field study in dogs with atopic dermatitis is a multi-center pilot study to assess safety and efficacy of several molecules, and to determine the candidate(s) that will be taken into further development.
In addition, KindredBio provided an update on its equine biologics program. The first stage of a pilot field study in sick or septic foals to assess safety and efficacy of anti-TNF has been completed. Of the five foals enrolled, all survived to day 7, the primary endpoint of the study.
“We are very pleased to be making rapid progress in our biologics programs and we are excited about our burgeoning pipeline for atopic dermatitis. We are also encouraged by the 100% survival data in foals in a condition that can often result in 50% mortality,” said Richard Chin, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer.
About Kindred Biosciences
Kindred Biosciences is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets. Its mission is to bring to pets the same kinds of safe and effective medicines that human family members enjoy. The Company’s strategy is to identify compounds and targets that have already demonstrated safety and efficacy in humans and to develop therapeutics based on these validated compounds and targets for dogs, cats, and horses. The Company has a deep pipeline of novel drugs and biologics in development across many therapeutic classes.
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