CollaborationsAbbVie Completes Acquisition of Landos Biopharma

AbbVie Completes Acquisition of Landos Biopharma

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North Chicago- May 2024- AbbVie announced that it has completed its acquisition of Landos Biopharma, With the completion of the acquisition, Landos is now part of AbbVie.

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Landos’ lead investigational asset is NX-13, a first-in-class, oral NLRX1 agonist (a member of the NOD-like receptor family), which is currently in Phase 2 for the treatment of moderate to severe UC (NEXUS study; NCT05785715). NLRX1 regulates immunometabolism and inflammation, and its activation may address inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) pathogenesis. With a dual mechanism of action that is anti-inflammatory and facilitates epithelial repair, NX-13 has the potential to offer a novel approach to the treatment of UC and CD.

“Many people living with IBD are not able to achieve or maintain remission and continue to experience debilitating symptoms,” said Kori Wallace, M.D., Ph.D., vice president, global head of immunology clinical development, AbbVie. “The addition of NX-13 complements our portfolio in immunology and strengthens our collective efforts to transform standard of care. I want to commend the Landos team for their efforts in advancing our shared mission of developing medicines for those who need it most.”

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