March 03, 2015 12:54 AM ET


Company Overview of Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Company Overview

Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an early stage biotechnology company, applies immunotherapy to auto-immune diseases. The company focuses on developing complement immunotherapies for diseases of the lungs, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; diseases of the retina, including age-related macular degeneration; and rare hematological diseases, such as paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Its drug compound, APL-2, is used in patients suffering from age-related macular degeneration. Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Crestwood, Kentucky.

6400 Westwind Way

Suite A

Crestwood, KY 40014

United States

Founded in 2009



Key Executives for Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Co-Founder and Vice-President of Clinical Development
Co-Founder and Director
Age: 41
Vice-President of Corporate Development and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Key Developments

Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Enters Clinical Testing Phase in its Age-Related Macular Degeneration Program

Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it has begun the Phase I clinical trial of its drug compound APL-2 in patients suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The trial, labeled ASAP II, will focus on establishing safety of intravitreal injections of APL-2 and will be conducted in patients afflicted with wet AMD at multiple sites in the United States and Australia. The company plans to follow ASAP II with a larger Phase II trial in patients with geographic atrophy (the advanced stage of dry AMD) in the late spring of 2015.

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