We are passionately translating innovation into novel antibacterials to treat patients suffering from serious lung infections with no therapy options left.
The continuous emergence of bacterial resistance is threatening the clinical use of last-resort antibiotics leaving patients in intensive care with no therapy options left. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) the world is entering the post-antibiotic era, with limited therapy options left for patients infected by MDR pathogens. Nowadays, physician treat patience with toxic antibiotics, such as ploymyxins. Without acceleration of antibiotic development, death rate will increase 10-fold by 2050, reaching 250.000 deaths in Europe and 10 million deaths worldwide. Innovative medicine is desperately needed. (Source: CDC)
AGILeBiotics is an early-stage pharmaceutical company which is developing novel and safe antibacterial for patients in intensive care units suffering from multidrug-resistant infections caused by non-tuberculosis Mycobacterium (NTM), i.e. M. avium, M. abscessus, and P. aeruginosa found in Cystic Fibrosis patients.
Thanks to regional, national and international collaborations with industry and academic institution, AGILeBiotics brings together all expertise and knowledge essential for the successful development of innovative medicine:
In depth understanding in the patients’ need is very important to us. Therefore, we stand in close collaboration with medical doctors from the University Medical Center Groningen (Groningen, NL), the University Hospital Muenster (Muenster, Germany), and the Hopsital Olderburg (Olderburg, Germany) giving us access to updated knowledge on the ongoing evolution of bacterial resistance.
Our unique setting is connecting essential knowledge and facilities, supports us in understanding the patience needs, drives us in finding innovative solutions, and facilitates the pre-clinical development of our novel antibiotics to treat patience in intensive care units.