Jason Napodano, CFA
Research analyst, medium-term horizon, biotech, small-cap

Immune Pharma Tackling Orphan Disease Bullous Pemphigoid

Immune Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IMNP) is developing bertilimumab, a first-in-class fully human monoclonal antibody that targets eotaxin-1, a potent chemoattractant and activator of eosinophils. Immune is currently testing bertilimumab in a Phase 2 clinical trial for ulcerative colitis (UC) with plans to start a Phase 2 trial for bullous pemphigoid (BP) shortly. We believe there is a meaningful opportunity for Immune to position bertilimumab as a first-line treatment for BP due to the fact there is no cure and current treatment options have multiple, deleterious side effects. Below we give an overview of bertilimumab, BP, and the clinical development plans for the treatment for BP.

About Bertilimumab

Immune is developing bertilimumab, a first-in-class fully human IgG4 monoclonal antibody targeted against

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