Agomab Appoints Angelika Jahreis as Member of the Board of Directors and Andrea Sáez as Chief Development Officer
November 29th, 2023
Agomab Therapeutics NV (‘Agomab’), a company developing differentiated programs with disease-modifying potential in fibrotic diseases, announced today the appointment of Angelika Jahreis, MD, PhD, as an independent non-executive director to Agomab’s Board of Directors, while Andrea Sáez, PhD, will join Agomab’s executive leadership team as Chief Development Officer. As part of the next growth phase of the company, Paolo Michieli, PhD, (Founder and formerly Chief Scientific Officer) and Torsten Dreier, PhD, (previously Chief Development Officer) will continue at Agomab as senior advisors and members of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).
Agomab Raises $100 Million Series C to Advance Fibrosis-focused Pipeline
October 11th 2023
Agomab Therapeutics NV (‘Agomab’) today announced the closing of a $100 million (€94.9 million) Series C financing round led by Fidelity Management & Research Company, with participation from new investors EQT Life Sciences (EQT), Canaan, Dawn Biopharma, a platform controlled by KKR, and existing investors.
Agomab Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for AGMB-129 in Fibrostenosing Crohn’s Disease and Starts STENOVA Phase 2a Clinical Trial
October 5th 2023
Agomab Therapeutics NV (‘Agomab’) today announced that it received Fast Track Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for AGMB-129 for the potential treatment of Fibrostenosing Crohn’s Disease (FSCD). In addition, Agomab has initiated its STENOVA Phase 2a clinical trial evaluating AGMB-129, an oral gastro-intestinal (GI)-restricted small molecule inhibitor of ALK5 (TGFβRI or ALK5), in patients with symptomatic FSCD.
“WE ARE DETERMINED TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WITH FIBROTIC DISEASES. WE ARE BUILDING A LEADING COMPANY THAT COMBINES TRANSFORMATIVE SCIENCE WITH THE COMMITMENT AND PASSION OF OUR EXPERIENCED TEAM, PARTNERS, AND INVESTORS.”
Tim Knotnerus, Chief Executive Officer