SAB Biotherapeutics to Present Novel Human IgG Platform with Positive Data and Breakthrough Therapy and Fast-Track Designations for Influenza Treatment at BIO 2023 International Convention

May 30, 2023

SAB Biotherapeutics President & Chief Executive Officer Eddie Sullivan, Ph.D. to present novel DiversitAb™ platform pipeline, with emphasis on partnering influenza therapeutic, SAB-176

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., May 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SAB Biotherapeutics (Nasdaq: SABS), (SAB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a novel immunotherapy platform that produces specifically targeted, high-potency, fully-human immunoglobulin (hIgG) antibodies (fully-human polyclonal antibodies) without the need for human donors, today announced that Eddie J. Sullivan, Ph.D., co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of SAB Biotherapeutics will present at the BIO 2023 International Convention. The conference, known as the world's largest and most influential event for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, will take place from June 5 to June 8, 2023 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass.

During the presentation, titled "Therapeutic immunoglobulin (hIgG) for pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis and treatment of influenza," Dr. Sullivan will primarily discuss SAB-176, a fully-human polyclonal antibody therapeutic for the treatment of Type A and Type B influenza infections. Dr. Sullivan will present positive clinical data supporting the use of SAB-176 as an effective treatment option for influenza, along with insights into the recent Breakthrough Therapy and Fast Track Designations granted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He will provide a comprehensive overview of SAB's proprietary DiversitAb™ immunotherapy platform, which utilizes genetically modified bovines, called Transchromosomic (TC) Bovine™, to produce fully-human hIgG antibodies. Additionally, Dr. Sullivan will touch upon other notable pipeline therapies, including SAB-185, a potential treatment for COVID-19 with recent positive Phase 3 trial results. SAB is seeking out-licensing and partnering opportunities for SAB-176 and SAB-185 programs.

The presentation will take place on Wednesday, June 7, at 3:45 pm in Room 104B.

“We look forward to presenting our platform’s latest advancements and research progress at BIO 2023,” Dr. Sullivan said. “SAB Biotherapeutics is on a transformative journey, leveraging our novel immunotherapy platform to develop innovative therapeutic solutions like SAB-176, which holds tremendous promise in the treatment of influenza. We eagerly anticipate engaging with global leaders at this influential gathering to share insights on our robust pipeline, foster meaningful connections, discuss out-licensing and partnering opportunities and contribute to advancing population health.”

The annual BIO International Convention, hosted by Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), is the world's largest industry gathering and brings together thousands of global biotechnology and biopharmaceutical leaders. The four-day in-person event includes networking, programming, and partnering opportunities. The convention features more than 100 educational sessions and 500 experts who cover diverse, relevant topics, including business development and finance opportunities, healthcare innovations, the future of biotechnology, and the regulatory and policy landscape.

To learn more about partnering opportunities and SAB’s presence at BIO 2023, please contact Sheila Carlson at

About SAB Biotherapeutics, Inc.

SAB Biotherapeutics, Inc. (SAB) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of powerful and proprietary immunotherapeutic polyclonal human antibodies to treat and prevent infectious diseases and immune and autoimmune disorders. Our development programs include infectious diseases resulting from outbreaks and pandemics, as well as immunological, gastroenterological, and respiratory diseases that have significant mortality and health impacts on immune compromised patients. SAB has applied advanced genetic engineering and antibody science to develop Transchromosomic (Tc) Bovine™. Our versatile DiversitAb™ platform is applicable to a wide range of serious unmet needs in human diseases. It produces natural, specifically targeted, high-potency, fully-human polyclonal immunotherapies without the need for human donors. SAB currently has multiple drug development programs underway and collaborations with the US government and global pharmaceutical companies. For more information on SAB, visit: and follow SAB on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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