About Unity Biotechnology
Unity Biotechnology, Inc. is a clinical stage biotechnology company engaged in developing therapeutics to treat ageing related diseases. The Company develops therapeutics for age-associated diseases such as arthritis, vision loss, and cognitive decline. It develops a range of Senolytic medicines that eliminate senescent cells and stop the production of Senescence Associated Secretory Phenotype. Its pipelines of products that target cellular senescence are in its clinical development stage. Its lead products candidates include senolytic molecules, UBX0101 and UBX1967, designed for local treatment for the removal of accumulated senescent cells.UBX0101 is a drug candidate developed for musculoskeletal diseases targeting osteoarthritis. It is a inhibitor of the MDM2/p53 protein interaction that eliminates senescent cells. UBX1967 is targeted at ophthalmologic diseases. It is a senolytic small molecule inhibitor of specific members of the Bcl-2 family of apoptosis regulatory proteins.