SAN DIEGO, June 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biora Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOR), the biotech company that is reimagining therapeutic delivery, today announced that it will present preclinical data on oral delivery of a GLP-1 receptor agonist with its BioJet systemic oral delivery platform in a short oral discussion at the 59th annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, to be held October 2–6, 2023 in Hamburg, Germany.
Details of the presentations are as follows:
|Abstract Title:||Evaluation of the Pharmacokinetics of Glucagon-Like-Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist Delivered through the BioJet™ Biotherapeutic Delivery Platform in Swine|
|Discussion Session:||SO 44 Novel Incretins|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 13:45 to 14:45 CEST|
|Presenting Author:||Shaoying Nikki Lee, PhD, Director, Clinical and Translational Science, Biora Therapeutics, Inc.|
Abstracts will be published on the EASD website on July 1, 2023. Short oral presentations are embargoed until 12:30 CEST on October 3, 2023. Details of the presentation will also be made available on the Biora Therapeutics website following the meeting.
About the BioJet™ Systemic Oral Delivery Platform
Biora’s BioJet systemic oral therapeutics platform uses an ingestible capsule for needle-free, oral delivery of large molecules designed to achieve systemic bioavailability and replace injection for better management of chronic diseases.
The BioJet platform uses an ingestible device designed to transit through the digestive system and activate in the small intestine, where liquid jets deliver drug directly into the intestinal tissue for uptake into systemic circulation. The BioJet device is approximately the size of a multivitamin and is designed to autonomously deliver a wide range of large molecules, such as proteins, peptides, and nucleic acids, in liquid formulation up to 400µL.
Biora is developing multiple molecules for delivery via the BioJet platform, including BT-002, a drug-device combination consisting of a variant of adalimumab delivered via the BioJet device for the treatment of inflammatory conditions, and BT-200, which consists of a GLP-1 receptor agonist delivered via the BioJet device for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The company is currently advancing preclinical development of both programs.
About Biora Therapeutics
Biora Therapeutics is the biotech company that is reimagining therapeutic delivery. By creating innovative smart pills designed for targeted drug delivery to the GI tract, and systemic, needle-free delivery of biotherapeutics, the company is developing therapies to improve patients’ lives.
Biora is focused on development of two therapeutics platforms: the NaviCap™ targeted oral delivery platform, which is designed to improve outcomes for patients with inflammatory bowel disease through treatment at the site of disease in the gastrointestinal tract, and the BioJet™ systemic oral delivery platform, which is designed to replace injection for better management of chronic diseases through needle-free, oral delivery of large molecules.
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