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Exagen Inc. Announces a Collaboration with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) for Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune clotting disorder which most commonly increases the risk of blood clots and pregnancy complications as a result of antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL). Complement cascade, which is part of the immune system, is involved in the development of aPL-related clinical problems. This proof-of-concept clinical study, led by
“We’re pleased to be partnering with HSS.
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About Exagen Inc.
Exagen is dedicated to transforming the care continuum for patients suffering from debilitating and chronic autoimmune diseases by enabling timely differential diagnosis and optimizing therapeutic intervention. Exagen has developed and is commercializing a portfolio of innovative testing products under its AVISE® brand. Several of these products are based on our proprietary Cell-Bound Complement Activation Products (CB-CAPs), technology. CB-CAPs assess the activation of the complement system, a biological pathway implicated in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Exagen’s goal is to enable rheumatologists to improve care for patients through the differential diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of complex autoimmune and autoimmune-related diseases, including SLE and rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. Exagen’s model of integrating testing products and therapeutics positions Exagen to offer targeted solutions to rheumatologists and, ultimately, better serve patients. For more information, please visit www.Exagen.com.
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is
Forward Looking Statements
Exagen cautions you that statements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the company’s current beliefs and expectations. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, express or implied statements regarding the proof-of-concept collaborative study and potential advancement of our science as it compares to complement activation and other biomarkers in different subgroups of patients with aPL. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by Exagen that any of its plans will be achieved. Actual results may differ from those set forth in this press release due to the risks and uncertainties inherent in Exagen’s business, including, without limitation: the collaboration with HSS may not lead to discoveries that advance Exagen’s science or result in an ability to successfully develop and commercialize a new testing product; and other risks described in the company’s prior press releases and the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including under the heading “Risk Factors” in the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and any subsequent filings with the SEC. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, and Exagen undertakes no obligation to update such statements to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date hereof. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, which is made under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Source: Exagen Inc.