Pfizer Acquires Amplyx to Expand its Infectious Disease Portfolio

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  • The acquisition expands the anti-infectives pipeline with the addition of Amplyx’s P-II candidate, Fosmanogepix (APX001) which is being evaluated in both IV and oral formulations for the treatment of patients with invasive fungal infections
  • Pfizer also retains ownership of the Amplyx early-stage pipeline, including antiviral (MAU868) and antifungal (APX2039) therapies. The acquisition follows an initial equity investment by Pfizer in December 2019 as part of Amplyx’s Series C funding
  • Fosmanogepix has demonstrated broad-spectrum activity in-vitro and showed wide distribution to various tissues, including brain, lung, kidney, and eye

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