SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AnaptysBio, Inc., a leader in the discovery and development of therapeutic antibodies, today announced its selection by the editors of FierceBiotech as one of the Fierce 15 for 2013. This selection designates AnaptysBio as one of the most promising private companies in the biotechnology industry, and is based upon the Company's validated antibody technology platform, novel therapeutic pipeline, proven leadership team and marquee pharma partnerships.
"AnaptysBio has attracted some of the best collaboration partners in the business with an innovative approach to developing therapeutic antibodies," says John Carroll, the editor of FierceBiotech. "The Company has leveraged its technology to develop a brand new take on PD-1, one of the hottest fields in R&D today."
"We are delighted to have been selected for this prestigious award and would like to thank the expert editorial team at FierceBiotech for their thoughtful review," said Hamza Suria, president & chief executive officer of AnaptysBio. "Our team continues to succeed in the rapid development of potent antibodies against emerging therapeutic targets. Coupling our antibody discovery engine with novel target biology has enabled AnaptysBio to develop a strong preclinical pipeline in cancer immunotherapy, pustular psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, fibrosis and other unmet medical needs."
This year marks FierceBiotech's eleventh Fierce 15 selection, which is an annual award that celebrates the spirit of being "fierce" – championing innovation and creativity, even in the face of intense competition. A complete list of "Fierce 15" companies is available online at FierceBiotech.com.
|SOURCE AnaptysBio, Inc.|
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