Verve names second PCSK9 candidate; Exscientia picks another AI-created molecule for clinic
Boston-based Verve Therapeutics has unveiled its second PCSK9-targeting program.
The biotech announced the candidate, dubbed Verve-102, as part of its wider third-quarter financial results. Verve’s second PCSK9-targeting candidate is an in vivo drug that uses base editing and is delivered through the company’s own technology known as GalNAc-LNP.
The biotech started the regulatory submission for the program earlier this year and plans to start a Phase Ib trial to treat patients with the genetic disorder heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, or HeFH.
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