Author Archives: Forest Ray PhD

Years of Ofev Use in Clinic Raise No New Safety Concerns, Study Finds

Four years of monitoring clinical use of Ofev (nintedanib) by people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) has found no new safety concerns, a database study found. Treatment safety and tolerability were consistent with findings reported in pivotal trials, with non-severe diarrhea continuing to be the most common side effect noted,…

Biognosys, Boehringer Ingelheim Partner for Protein Studies of IPF

Biognosys and Boehringer Ingelheim are working together to expand the use of cutting-edge technologies for large-scale protein analysis in drug discovery, beginning with a study of potential new treatment approaches to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Biognosys announced that it will bring its expertise in proteomics — the…

Single Lung Transplants Increase Lung Cancer Risk, Study Shows

Single lung transplant patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) have a higher risk of developing lung cancer, according to a recent study — and these cancers are more likely to be diagnosed at an advanced stage and carry a worse prognosis. Thus, the researchers recommend prioritizing people with IPF…