Author Archives: Alice Melão, MSc

Promedior and Its Potential IPF Treatment, PRM-151, Acquired by Roche

Roche has acquired Promedior, a biotechnology company, and its full portfolio of molecules to possibly treat fibrotic diseases. The portfolio includes PRM-151, a lead therapy candidate for  idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) advancing in clinical testing. PRM-151 is a synthetic engineered version of pentraxin-2, a protein that is able to…

Processa Pharmaceuticals Will Evaluate HT-100 as Treatment for IPF, Other Fibrotic Diseases

Processa Pharmaceuticals will explore and further develop the anti-fibrotic, anti-inflammatory compound HT-100 as a potential treatment for rare fibrotic-related diseases in adults, including focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, scleroderma, and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The company announced that it has acquired the exclusive global rights to develop…