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The next frontier in precision medicine and health innovation for preventing and treating inflammation and metabolic disease.

New insights on how ABA might improve diabetes bring it one step closer to clinical testing in pre-diabetic patients
BLACKSBURG, VA—July 1, 2020—Researchers at the NIMML Institute and Biotherapeutics have characterized how abscisic acid (ABA)-enriched fig extract promotes glucose tolerance and insulin...
News / July 01 2020
BioTherapeutics, Inc. Announces Publication of Results from Phase 1 Human Clinical Trial of Abscisic Acid in Healthy Volunteers
​ BLACKSBURG, VA—August 1, 2019—BioTherapeutics, Inc., (BTI) a clinical-stage biotech company that synergistically combines the power of advanced...
News / August 01 2019
Accelerating the Path to Cures: New Insights on the Application of Advanced Computational Approaches in Drug Development
BLACKSBURG, VA—April 26, 2018—Developing a new drug in the U.S. costs approximately $2.6 billion over the course of 10-15 years. The chances of success are slim: one in 10,000. How...
News / April 26 2018

Our Purpose

Biotherapeutics Inc. (BTI) is a science-based biotechnology company that integrates Nutritionals, Therapeutics and IT to advance interventions for preventing and treating autoimmune and metabolic diseases.

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BioTherapeutics Partners with Euromed to Launch an Abscisic Acid Nutritional Ingredient to Market
BLACKSBURG, VA- September 25, 2017 — BioTherapeutics (BTI) is partnering with Euromed, a leading manufacturer of botanical extracts to develop an abscisic acid (ABA) nutritional...
News / September 25 2017
BioTherapeutics is Developing Abscisic Acid as a Nutraceutical for Glycemic Control
BLACKSBURG, VA —June 15, 2017— BioTherapeutics, Inc. (BTI) reported the beneficial effects of abscisic acid (ABA) on glycemic control and inflammation in a seminal article published...
News / June 15 2017
Artificial Intelligence Systems for Modeling the Gut
BLACKSBURG, VA —May 21, 2017—The BioTherapeutics Inc. team has developed a revolutionary computational pipeline to test and predict the efficacy of existing and novel treatments...
News / May 21 2017
BioTherapeutics CEO Named 2017 Innovator of the Year by Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council
BLACKSBURG, VA — April 24, 2017—The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) recognized a talented group of companies and individuals at its annual TechNite awards banquet, which...
News / April 24 2017
BioTherapeutics Recruits Director of Translational Informatics and Scientific Director
BLACKSBURG, VA — April 1, 2017 — BioTherapeutics, Inc. (BTI) announced today that Drs. Pinyi Lu and Andrew Leber have joined the company to lead efforts aimed at broadening...
News / April 06 2017

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A Vision for Personalized Medicine and Health
BLACKSBURG, VA.—March 22, 2017 – Studying the human immune system is like trying to work a vast, multidimensional jigsaw puzzle with pieces that are constantly changing shape. Billions...
News / March 22 2017
LANCL2: A Novel Therapeutic Target for Influenza
BLACKSBURG, VA. February 28, 2017—The BioTherapeutics (BTI) team has recently explored the potential of activating lanthionine synthetase C-like 2 (LANCL2) to treat infectious diseases,...
News / February 28 2017
NLRX1: A New Therapeutic Target for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
BLACKSBURG, VA. February 27, 2017 – The BioTherapeutics team recently characterized a new mechanism of action underlying the regulation of immunity and metabolism by nucleotide...
News / February 28 2017


NIMML uses innovation to tackle challenges in infectious, immune-mediated, and chronic inflammatory disease research. BTI was founded in 2008 by Dr. Josep Bassaganya-Riera as a result of the technology developed at VT’s Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory (NIMML).

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