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Athera Receives Allowance of Two Key Patents
Date:10/14/2009

STOCKHOLM, October 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Athera Biotechnologies AB, an atherosclerosis R&D company developing novel products for treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD), announced today that the European Patent Office intends to grant two key patents related to the Company's intellectual property on its two pharmaceutical candidates Annexin A5 and PC-mAb.

Following subsequent grant the patents will be registered in the designated European countries, and there are corresponding patent applications pending worldwide. Together, the patents will provide strong protection for pharmaceutical uses of Annexin A5 for the prevention of plaque rupture, as well as use of PC-mAb for the treatment of atherosclerosis and prevention of ischemic cardiovascular disease.

"These European patents strengthens our efforts in building an attractive and competitive pharmaceutical product portfolio in cardiovascular disease," said Carina Schmidt, Athera Biotechnologies Chief Executive Officer. "I am convinced that the product candidates that Athera develops have the potential to fulfil important medical needs. We can see this also in a great interest from the pharmaceutical industry to explore partnering opportunities with Athera for future clinical developments."

Natural antibodies to phosphorylcholine (PC) are known to be cardio-protective and are antibodies to specific surface regions on OxLDL. High levels of antibodies against PC (anti-PC) have been shown to be predictive of less atherosclerosis development in hypertensive patients. Later data from several studies confirm that low anti-PC levels predict an increased risk of CVD and even are linked to increased mortality in Acute Coronary Syndrome patients. The pharmaceutical product candidate, PC-mAb, is developed by Athera in collaboration with Dyax Corp. in Boston, USA (NASDAQ:DYAX). The biomarker product CVDefine(R), that has the potential to enable a "ther
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