Pre-Clinical Testing

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


– 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


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


– 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


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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Vistagen Presents Fasedienol (PH94B) Safety and Exploratory Efficacy Data from Phase 3 Open-Label Social Anxiety Disorder Study at American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting


Favorable long-term, open-label treatment data from nearly 500 patients in real-world setting suggest that patient-tailored, as-needed administrations of fasedienol over time were safe and well-tolerated Positive exploratory fasedienol efficacy data measured by the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS) demonstrated clinically meaningful reductions in fear, anxiety and avoidance of anxiety-provoking social and performance situations in daily…

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Epic Bio Presents Preclinical Data on EPI-321 for Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy at ASGCT 26th Annual Meeting


Oral presentation highlights EPI-321 effects on multiple clinically relevant markers – Excerpt from the Press Release: – Epic Bio, a biotechnology company developing therapies to modulate gene expression using compact, non-cutting dCas proteins, today presented promising preclinical data supporting development of EPI-321 for the treatment of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). The data were shared in…

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Reviva Pharmaceuticals Announces Intent to File an IND for Brilaroxazine in Psoriasis After Promising Preclinical Data


Brilaroxazine topical liposomal-gel formulation (brilaroxazine lipogel) demonstrated proof-of-concept efficacy in the imiquimod-induced psoriatic mouse model IND submission for brilaroxazine lipogel in psoriasis expected in 2024 Reviva has filed composition of matter patent for brilaroxazine-lipogel and a separate patent for use in the treatment of psoriasis Excerpt from the Press Release: CUPERTINO, Calif., May 11, 2023…

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Morphic Presents New Biomarker Data at DDW 2023 Supporting MORF-057 Program in Ulcerative Colitis


Data demonstrate increases in circulating plasmablasts, consistent with the increased antibody activity expected with anti-inflammatory mechanism of A4B7 inhibition Excerpt from the Press Release: WALTHAM, Mass., May 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Morphic Therapeutic (NASDAQ: MORF) today announced the presentation of new preclinical data in the MORF-057 IBD development program that are consistent with previous…

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Elucida Oncology Announces Positive Early Phase 1 Safety Data Along with Preclinical Data for the Treatment of Brain Metastases for ELU001, an Anti-Folate Receptor Alpha C’Dot Drug Conjugate


Excerpt from the Press Release: MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., April 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Elucida Oncology, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing the next frontier in targeted cancer therapy, presented positive initial safety data from Phase 1 dose escalation trial of ELU001 (NCT05001282) in a poster titled “ELU-FRα-1: A Study to Evaluate ELU001, a C’Dot Drug…

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Seres Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Enrollment in SER-155 Phase 1b Study Cohort 2 in Individuals Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation


– Company anticipates reporting initial SER-155 safety and pharmacological data from study Cohort 1 in the coming months – Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Seres Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRB), a leading microbiome therapeutics company, today announced that enrollment in Cohort 2 in its SER-155 Phase 1b study is underway. SER-155, an investigational oral…

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