New Hampshire Patent of the Month – April 2023
ImmuNext Inc, a biopharmaceutical company, has recently patented their immunosuppression methodologies which lead to an improved anti-CD154 antibody. The improved antibody has lower toxicity and improved functional properties, making it useful in the treatment of inflammatory disorders, allergies and more.
Anti-CD154 antibodies have been used in immune therapies for years, but they come with certain limitations such as toxicity and the potential for clotting reactions in patients. ImmuNext’s methods address these issues by providing high-affinity antibodies that do not elicit such adverse reactions. These antibodies can be used to treat a range of disorders including inflammatory disorders, allergies, autoimmunity, transplant, and cancers.
ImmuNext’s invention potential applications are vast, including the treatment of conditions mediated by CD40 signaling. This could provide a breakthrough in treating disorders such as Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus, among others. Additionally, the invention includes the administration of a cell, antigen, tissue, organ, or biologic against which prolonged immunosuppression is to be elicited. This opens up a new avenue for treatment, especially in the context of transplant and cancer therapies.
ImmuNext’s invention is a promising development in the field of immune therapies. It provides a safer and more effective option for treating a range of disorders. As research in this area continues, it is exciting to consider the possibilities that could emerge from ImmuNext’s groundbreaking work.
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