Brickell Biotech Acquires Exclusive Global Rights to Portfolio of Novel STING Inhibitors Targeting Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases from Carna Biosciences
By: Colorado BioScience Association Date: 02/02/2022
Brickell Biotech, Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company striving to transform patient lives by developing innovative and differentiated prescription therapeutics for the treatment of autoimmune, inflammatory and other debilitating diseases, and Carna Biosciences, Inc. (“Carna”) (JASDAQ: 4572), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on the discovery and development of innovative therapies to treat serious unmet medical needs, today announced that they have entered into a licensing agreement, whereby Brickell will have the exclusive, worldwide rights to develop and commercialize Carna’s portfolio of novel, potent, and orally available Stimulator of Interferon Genes (STING) antagonists. STING is a well-known mediator of innate immune responses. Excessive signaling through STING is linked to a number of high unmet need diseases, ranging from autoimmune disorders, such as systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis, to interferonopathies, which are a set of rare genetic conditions characterized by interferon overproduction.
Find out more in the Brickell Biotech press release.