- March 1, 2022
- Posted by: Bastion team
- Category: World News
SHORT HILLS, N.J., February 28, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humanigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGEN) (Humanigen), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on preventing and treating an immune hyper-response called “cytokine storm” with its lead drug candidate, lenzilumab, today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2021, and announced corporate objectives for 2022.
Cameron Durrant, chairman and chief executive officer of Humanigen stated, “We initiated the development of lenzilumab, or LENZ®, in May 2020 as a treatment for hypoxic COVID-19 patients. The virus and the treatment landscape continue to evolve. We believe that COVID-19 will become a serious endemic disease and will continue to impact society, healthcare systems and patients and that, if authorized or approved by regulatory agencies, LENZ, a variant-agnostic immunomodulatory antibody, could address a significant unmet need in COVID-19 for the foreseeable future. Humanigen made significant progress in developing lenzilumab over the last year, highlighted by the completion of our phase 3 study of lenzilumab in COVID-19, LIVE-AIR, and the publication of positive results from the study in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, a world-renowned, peer-reviewed journal.”
“We look forward to the announcement of the topline data from a second phase 2/3 study of lenzilumab in COVID-19, the ACTIV-5/BET-B study conducted by the National Institutes of Health, in late Q1 or early Q2. If results from ACTIV-5/BET-B in…