Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.
Evert B. Schimmelpennink
July 24, 2014
Pfenex, a clinical-stage development and licensing biotechnology company, focuses on developing protein therapies for unmet patient needs. Its lead product candidate include PF708, a therapeutic equivalent drug candidate to Forteo (teriparatide) for the treatment of osteoporosis. The company also develops PF743, a recombinant crisantaspase; PF745, a recombinant crisantaspase with half-life extension technology; and PF810, a peptide based next generation therapeutic which is in preclinical development, as well as offers sparX-1 (PF753) and sparX-2 (PF754). In addition, it has license and supply agreements for CRM197, a non-toxic mutant of diphtheria toxin. Pfenex Inc. is headquartered in San Diego, California.