Pre-Clinical Testing

NeuroBo Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Clearance of IND for a Phase 1 Clinical Trial of DA-1726 for the Treatment of Obesity

02/09/2024

Preclinical Studies Show DA-1726 Elicits Superior Weight Loss Compared to Semaglutide (Wegovy™) and Similar Weight Loss Compared to Tirzepatide (Mounjaro™), While Consuming More Food Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial Expected to Occur in the First Half of 2024 Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 1, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — NeuroBo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:…

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Maze Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Dosing in Phase 1 Trial Evaluating MZE829, a Novel Oral APOL1 Inhibitor, as a Potential Treatment for APOL1 Kidney Disease

12/22/2023

Maze Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Dosing in Phase 1 Trial Evaluating MZE829, a Novel Oral APOL1 Inhibitor, as a Potential Treatment for APOL1 Kidney Disease Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Maze Therapeutics, a company translating genetic insights into new precision medicines, today announced the initiation of dosing in the company’s Phase…

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Alterity Therapeutics Completes Enrolment in ATH434-201 Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Multiple System Atrophy

11/17/2023

– ATH434-201 is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in early-stage MSA – – Lead clinical development program enrolled 77 participants globally – Excerpt from the Press Release: MELBOURNE, Australia and SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alterity Therapeutics (ASX: ATH, NASDAQ: ATHE) (“Alterity” or “the Company”), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing disease…

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Terns Pharmaceuticals Announces First Participant Dosed in Phase 1 Clinical Trial of TERN-601 Oral GLP-1 Receptor Agonist for Treatment of Obesity

11/13/2023

Phase 1 trial underway for Terns’ first oral GLP-1R agonist candidate for obesity, with 28-day proof of concept data anticipated in 2H24 Oral GLP-1R agonist offers potential for weight loss and improved convenience compared to currently marketed injectables Excerpt from the Press Release: FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Terns Pharmaceuticals, Inc.…

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Rani Therapeutics Announces Successful Oral Delivery of Monoclonal Antibody via High-Capacity Pill in Preclinical Study

10/25/2023

RaniPill® HC achieved 4/4 successful drug delivery of orally administered Humira® (adalimumab) – – RaniPill® HC has achieved a cumulative >90% success rate across multiple preclinical studies – – RaniPill® HC shortlisted as a finalist by Fierce Life Sciences Innovation Awards – Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)…

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Gemini Induces Pharmacologic Activity and Related Physiologic Changes in Multiple Preclinical Studies

10/20/2023

– Key Biomarker Activity Confirmed for Evaluation in Upcoming Phase 1 Study – Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Revelation Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: REVB) (the “Company” or “Revelation”), announced today that data from recent preclinical studies of the Company’s Gemini formulation demonstrated its therapeutic potential as a preventative therapy across multiple indications including infection…

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Nura Bio Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial for its Oral, Brain-Penetrant SARM1 Inhibitor, NB-4746

08/29/2023

– NB-4746 is being developed as a neuroprotective therapy for neurological diseases – Milestone marks Nura Bio’s transition to a clinical-stage company Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nura Bio, Inc. (Nura Bio), a biopharmaceutical company developing neuroprotective, small molecule therapies for the treatment of debilitating neurological diseases, today announced the initiation…

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Bloom Science Announces Positive Topline Data from a Phase 1 Clinical Trial of BL-001, a Potential First-in-Class Therapeutic Being Developed for Both Dravet Syndrome and ALS

08/23/2023

Excerpt from the Press Release: SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Bloom Science, Inc., a clinical-stage, central nervous system (CNS) company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough therapeutics that target the Gut-Brain Axis for neurological diseases, today announced positive results from its Phase 1 clinical study in healthy volunteers that demonstrate a favorable safety,…

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Epic Bio Presents Compelling Preclinical Data Supporting Clinical Initiation of EPI-321 for FSHD

06/28/2023

– NHP studies demonstrate EPI-321’s favorable safety and pharmacokinetic profile – – IND and CTA applications planned for 2023 – Excerpt from the Press Release: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Epic Bio, a biotechnology company developing therapies to modulate gene expression using compact, non-cutting dCas proteins, today presented new non-human…

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Carleton researchers invent rapid saliva test that can provide early detection for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

06/14/2023

The new test can diagnose the difficult-to-diagnose diseases in seconds with high certainty, beating out previous invasive methods like the spinal tap. Excerpt from the Press Release: Researchers from Ottawa’s Carleton University have developed a rapid, saliva-based test that can reliably detect signs of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s early on in the diseases’ development. The team’s…

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