Immunomedics, Inc. Release: Epratuzumab's B-Cell Modulation Effect Elucidated in Preclinical Study

Published: Dec 10, 2012

ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Immunomedics, Inc. (Nasdaq:IMMU), a biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development of monoclonal antibody-based products for the targeted treatment of cancer, autoimmune and other serious diseases, today reported that its lead antibody drug candidate, epratuzumab, has a distinct way of reducing the immune response of B cells, which, in an autoimmune disease such as lupus, are responsible for producing antibodies that attack the patient's own body.

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