APEIRON Biologics AG, based in Vienna, Austria, is a biotech company with a focus on biological and immunological approaches to treat cancer and related conditions. The company was founded by Professor Josef Penninger and became operational in 2006. Apeiron currently employs around 25 people and is led by a management team with strong background in drug development, especially in cancer immune therapy.
Apeiron has a portfolio of innovative projects, five of which are in clinical development. Its lead project APN311 is in an ongoing phase III trial in neuroblastoma, with more than half of the patients already recruited.
See projects for the present status of Apeiron's portfolio.
Apeiron today announced that it has retained the services of Idis Ltd to initiate a Managed Access Program for its product APN311 (ch14.18/CHO), for patients with high-risk neuroblastoma. The program will run in specified countries throughout the world and is expected to be initiated in Q4 2013.