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Grand News Network | November 7, 2023

Synlogic Achieves Research Milestone and Earns $2.5 Million Milestone Payment from Roche Collaboration

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synlogic, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing novel, oral, non-systemically absorbed biotherapeutics to transform the care of serious diseases, announced today that it has achieved its third pre-specified research milestone and earned a third milestone payment of $2.5 million due under its collaboration agreement with Roche for the research and pre-clinical development of a Synthetic Biotic for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

"The field of IBD presents a clear need for therapeutic innovation, and there is a compelling fit with the disease biology and the locally acting, gut-restricted approach of Synthetic Biotics," said Mylene Perreault, Ph.D., Vice President and Head of Research at Synlogic. "We are proud of the joint research team's progress and accomplishments achieved through this collaboration, and our contribution towards a new potential biotherapeutic for IBD."

Pursuant to the terms of the research collaboration agreement, Synlogic and Roche collaborated to develop a Synthetic Biotic to address an undisclosed novel target in IBD. Roche has the exclusive option to enter a licensing and collaboration agreement for further development and commercialization of the product candidate.

About Synlogic 

Synlogic is a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing novel, oral, non-systemically absorbed biotherapeutics to transform the care of serious diseases in need of new treatment options. The Company's late-stage pipeline ...

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