Pieris Pharmaceuticals and Seattle Genetics Announce Multi-Program Immuno-Oncology Collaboration

Pieris Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PIRS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing novel biotherapeutics through its proprietary Anticalin® technology platform for cancer, respiratory and other diseases, and Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ: SGEN), a global biotechnology company developing innovative, targeted therapies for cancer, today announced they have entered into a collaboration and license agreement with the goal of developing multiple targeted bispecific immuno-oncology treatments for solid tumors and blood cancers.

As quoted in the press release:

“As the industry leader in ADCs, we bring deep expertise in targeted cancer therapy development to this collaboration with Pieris,” said Dennis Benjamin, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Research at Seattle Genetics. “Pieris’ Anticalin technology and Antibody-Anticalin bispecific approach are intended to overcome the limitations of currently available immuno-oncology products. This partnership leverages our cancer targets and tumor-specific antibodies to explore multiple novel bispecific combinations, with the goal of developing targeted therapies that improve outcomes for people with cancer.”

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