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JPM: GSK announces $1.4bn deal to buy asthma biotech Aiolos

January 9, 2024


The deal – announced at the JP Morgan Healthcare conference this week – includes a sizeable $1 billion upfront payment, with up to $400 million more on the table if Aiolos’ pipeline delivers the results GSK is hoping for.

AIO-001 is a long-acting monoclonal antibody targeting thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP), a drug in the same class as AstraZeneca’s first-to-market Tezspire (tezepelumab), which was approved by the FDA for severe asthma towards the end of 2021.

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