Poolbeg Pharma plc: POLB 001 patent portfolio strengthened through granting of US patent
· Patent granted for use of certain p38 MAP kinase inhibitors for the treatment of hypercytokinaemia
· Allows for use in combination with an antiviral agent
· Patent enhances the robust IP portfolio protecting Poolbeg’s growing pipeline
8 March 2023 – Poolbeg Pharma (AIM: POLB, OTCQB: POLBF, ‘Poolbeg’ or the ‘Company’), a leading infectious disease focused biopharmaceutical company, announces that further to its announcement on 4 October 2022, it has been granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for methods of treating hypercytokinaemia using POLB 001, a small molecule immunomodulator being developed to address the unmet medical need arising from severe influenza and other acute inflammatory conditions.