October 23, 2016 7:20 AM ET


Company Overview of Knopp Biosciences LLC

Company Overview

Knopp Biosciences LLC engages in the discovery and development of drugs for the treatments of neurological disorders. It offers KNS-760704, a drug candidate for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Knopp Biosciences LLC was founded in 2010 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2100 Wharton Street

Suite 615

Pittsburgh, PA 15203

United States

Founded in 2010





Key Executives for Knopp Biosciences LLC

Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of The Board of Directors
Evp, Corporate Operations & Finance and Member of The Board of Directors
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Clinical Research & Business Operations
Head of Clinical and Translational Medicine
Evp, Business Development & Public Affairs and Member of The Board of Directors
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Knopp Biosciences LLC Key Developments

Calman Prussin Joins Knopp Biosciences to Lead Clinical Development of Dexpramipexole in Eosinophilic Asthma

Knopp Biosciences LLC announced that Calman Prussin, M.D. has joined Knopp to head clinical and translational medicine in immunology. In this capacity, Dr. Prussin will lead clinical development of dexpramipexole in asthma and other allergic diseases characterized by elevated eosinophils, which are white bloods cells associated with inflammation. Dexpramipexole is an oral small molecule demonstrated in ongoing clinical trials to lower levels of eosinophils in blood and inflamed tissues. Dr. Prussin comes to Knopp from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has acted as principal investigator in numerous clinical trials in eosinophil-associated diseases, served on the Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration, and is the author of 100 peer-reviewed research papers, review articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He remains a director of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.

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