Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

PFF-supported PRECISIONS Study Aims to Bring Personalized Treatment to IPF

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced a research initiative that aims to expand precision medicine strategies for diagnosing and treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The study, called PRECISIONS (for Prospective tReatment EffiCacy in IPF uSIng genOtype for Nac Selection), is being funded by a $22 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and …

Potential IPF Oral Therapy, MN-001, Awarded Patent in China

MN-001, a potential treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), will soon have patent protections in China. MediciNova, the company developing MN-001 (tipelukast), received a Notice of Allowance from the Chinese Patent Office, which means that the company’s application fulfills all necessary requirements. Once issued, the patent is expected to…