Amplyx Doses First Patient in Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Anti-BKV Monoclonal Antibody in Renal Transplant Recipients

News | 08. 17. 2020

Amplyx Pharmaceuticals

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2020 -- Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapies for debilitating and life-threatening diseases in patients with compromised immune systems, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in its Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of MAU868 for the treatment of BK viremia in kidney transplant recipients. MAU868 is a novel, human monoclonal antibody that potently neutralizes all four major genotypes of BK virus (BKV). BKV-associated nephropathy is a leading cause of kidney allograft loss.