August 28, 2016 8:33 PM ET


Company Overview of Allakos Inc.

Company Overview

Allakos Inc., a biotechnology company, develops antibody-based therapeutics to treat diseases in which dysregulation of the T-helper type 2 immune response plays a key role in pathology, including allergic disease, inflammation, and diseases characterized by excess production of inflammatory cells. Its antibodies target cell types implicated in allergic and inflammatory responses. Allakos Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in San Carlos, California.

75 Shoreway Road

Suite A

San Carlos, CA 94070

United States

Founded in 2012



Key Executives for Allakos Inc.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Co-Founder and Vice President of Research
Chief Medical Officer
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Allakos Inc. Key Developments

Allakos Successfully Completes Dosing in Phase 1 Clinical Trial of AK001

Allakos Inc. announced that it has successfully completed dosing in the Phase 1 clinical trial of AK001 in healthy volunteers and subjects with atopic disease. AK001 is a therapeutic antibody intended for the treatment of severe allergic diseases and diseases characterized by excess activity of mast cells and eosinophils. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, single-ascending-dose study enrolled 34 subjects to evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of AK001 in a range of potentially active doses and to obtain early signals of pharmacodynamic activity.

Allakos Inc. Appoints Alejandro Dorenbaum as Chief Medical Officer

Allakos Inc. announced the appointment of Alejandro Dorenbaum as Chief Medical Officer. At BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., he was responsible for the clinical development of Kuvan(R), and at Genentech, he was responsible for the respiratory programs in asthma and cystic fibrosis. Dr. Dorenbaum also served as Chief Medical Officer at Lumena Pharmaceutical until its acquisition by Shire.

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