About us

BIAL Biotech is a center of excellence for the development of genetically-defined Parkinson’s disease therapeutics located in the heart of the Boston biotech cluster. BIAL Biotech is a wholly owned subsidiary of BIAL.
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Science

BIAL Biotech is leveraging its expertise in lysosomal biology to develop novel small molecules to be used in the treatment of various neurodegenerative diseases. Our lead candidate, BIA 28-6156 / LTI-291, is being developed as a potential treatment for GBA-associated parkinsonism (GBA-AP).
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A Targeted Approach

There is a high, unmet need for medicines which address the fundamental causes of Parkinson’s disease and GBA-AP. Rather than merely providing symptomatic relief, therapies targeting the underlying biological causes could potentially slow disease progression for certain patients.
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PD and GBA1 Mutation

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder that affects one in 100 people over the age of 60.
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