The Bio-e platform deep dive will provide an overview of the Bio-e platform and its novel scientific approach to treating central nervous system (CNS) and non-CNS diseases. Bio-e platform technology will be reviewed in detail and prior clinical results for its lead compound PTC743 will be highlighted. Expectations for upcoming trials will be outlined, including potential registrational trials for PTC743 in refractory mitochondrial epilepsy and Friedreich ataxia (FA) and a Phase 1 trial for a second compound, PTC857, targeting GBA Parkinson's disease as its first indication.
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About the Bio-e platform
The Bio-e platform is based on a family of enzyme targets, oxidoreductases, that are critical to the generation and regulation of energy key to disease pathology in the CNS and other organ systems. The platform utilizes expertise in electron-transfer chemistry to modulate key biological processes beyond the reach of current drug development approaches. The lead compounds from the Bio-e platform, PTC743 and PTC857, target the enzyme 15-lipoxygenase, a key enzymatic hub that regulates the inflammation and oxidative stress that underpin mitochondrial disease and CNS pathology. Two pivotal studies will be initiated with PTC743 in the second half of 2020: a Phase 2/3 trial in refractory mitochondrial epilepsy is expected to initiate in the third quarter of 2020 and a Phase 3 trial in FA is expected to initiate in the fourth quarter of 2020. PTC743 has been evaluated in over 400 patients with duration of exposure up to 10 years and has been reported to be safe and well-tolerated in over 450,000 cumulative dosing days. A Phase 1 trial of PTC857 targeting GBA Parkinson's disease as its first indication is expected to initiate in the third quarter of 2020.
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