Ensemble Therapeutics Corporation Presents Oral Efficacy of First-in-Class Small Molecule Targeting IL-17 for Inflammation in Preclinical Studies

Published: Nov 12, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ensemble Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing EnsemblinsTM, a novel class of small molecule therapeutics with the power of biologics, announced today positive preclinical oral efficacy data with its first-in-class small molecule Interleukin-17 (IL-17) antagonists. A presentation at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 2012 Annual Meeting, taking place November 9-14, 2012 in Washington, DC, revealed that the company’s Ensemblins have strong oral activity as antagonists of IL-17, a pro-inflammatory cytokine implicated in multiple inflammatory and autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease and inflammatory bowel disease.

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