Author Archives: Joana Carvalho

Endeavor Raises $62M for New Trials for Taladegib IPF Therapy

Endeavor BioMedicines has raised $62 million in series A funding to support the launch of two Phase 2 trials evaluating taladegib (ENV-101), its investigational candidate for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), the company announced in a press release. The therapy is designed to target the underlying…

Phase 2 Trial of C21, Potential Oral Therapy for IPF, Opens

A first patient has been enrolled in a proof-of-concept Phase 2 trial of C21 (VP01), Vicore Pharma’s investigational oral therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and other lung diseases. “We are pleased to announce that we can now start our IPF trial despite the ongoing COVID-19…

Early Data Support NXP004 as Potential IPF Treatment

NXP004, Nuformix’s potential anti-fibrotic treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), led to a dose-dependent reduction in the production and deposition of proteins that are known key drivers of fibrosis (tissue scarring) and IPF progression, a preclinical study shows. Although these are preliminary findings in a tissue study,…