CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Synlogic, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYBX), the leading company advancing therapeutics based on synthetic biology, today announced its planned presentations at the 2023 Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED) conference being held May 30 – June 2, 2023 in Los Angeles, CA. The company’s oral presentation focuses on Synlogic’s development of a Synthetic Biotic drug candidate for the potential treatment of homocystinuria (HCU), a rare metabolic disease caused by an inborn error of metabolism. The company’s poster presentations highlight preclinical and clinical data. Presentation details are provided below.
“The data being presented by our team at SEED this year showcases the extraordinary progress our Synthetic Biotic platform has achieved across multiple therapeutic categories,” said Dave Hava, Chief Scientific Officer and Head of Research and Development at Synlogic. “These presentations highlight the application of synthetic biology in creating a new class of biotherapeutics, which we hope will provide new treatment options for patients in need.”
- Title: A Genetically-Engineered Probiotic Designed to Consume Methionine for the Treatment of Homocystinuria
- Author: Analise Reeves, PhD, Synlogic
- Date and Time: Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 3:45 P.M. PDT
- Session: Microbiome Engineering for Health, Food, and the Environment
- Title: Robust Performance and Rapid Construction of Live Bacterial Therapeutics Lacking the Colibactin Gene Cluster
- Author: Jaclyn Thompson, Synlogic
- Date and Time: Tuesday, May 30, 2023 from 4-5:30 P.M. PDT
- Poster Number: 38A
- Title: Engineering Synthetic Biotics to Secrete Therapeutic Proteins
- Author: Jian-Rong Gao, MS, Synlogic
- Date and Time: Wednesday, May 31, 2023, from 5-6:30 P.M. PDT
- Poster Number: 51B
- Title: SYNB1353, a Synthetic Biotic Engineered for the Treatment of HCU, Metabolizes Methionine and Lowers Homocysteine in Preclinical and Clinical Models
- Author: Jillian Means, MS, Synlogic
- Date and Time: Thursday, June 1, 2023 from 5-6:30 P.M. PDT
- Poster Number: 51C
The presentations will be available in their respective sections of the Publications page on the Synlogic website on the day of the presentations.
Synlogic is the leading company advancing therapeutics based on synthetic biology. Synlogic’s pipeline includes its lead program in phenylketonuria (PKU), which has demonstrated proof of concept with plans to start a pivotal, Phase 3 study in the first half of 2023, and additional novel drug candidates designed to treat homocystinuria (HCU), enteric hyperoxaluria and gout. The rapid advancement of these potential biotherapeutics, called Synthetic Biotics, has been enabled by Synlogic’s reproducible, target-specific drug design. Synlogic uses programmable, precision genetic engineering of well-characterized probiotics to exert localized activity for therapeutic benefit, with a focus on metabolic and immunological diseases. In addition to its clinical programs, Synlogic has a research collaboration with Roche on the discovery of a novel Synthetic Biotic for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease or IBD. Synlogic has also developed two drug candidates through a research collaboration with Ginkgo Bioworks: SYNB1353, designed to consume methionine for the potential treatment of HCU, and SYNB2081, designed to lower uric acid for the potential treatment of gout. For additional information visit www.synlogictx.com.
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