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PFF and CPF Documentary About Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis to Air on Discovery Channel

  Pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is sponsoring the documentary Every Breath Counts: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, which will air on the Discovery Channel on September 13th and 27th at 8:00 am ET/PT, and can also be viewed at www.everybreathcountsfilm.com. The documentary was created in collaboration with the Pulmonary…

Phase 1 Clinical Trial May Suggest Positive Clues On Drug Candidate For IPF

Pacific Therapeutics Ltd., a pharmaceutical company focused on the reformulation of existing approved drugs, recently announced the end of an initial phase 1 trial of its drug candidate for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, PTL-202, combined with an important antioxidant amino acid, with positive signs on its effectiveness, low side effects,…

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Sufferers In Ontario Finally Given Access To Key Therapy

Citizens of Canada’s largest province afflicted by idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) have finally been given access to a key IPF therapy after a protracted two-year fight. IPF patients in Canada’s other provinces hope publicly-funded access to first and only treatment isn’t far behind. Ontario’s Executive Officer has announced that Esbriet…

iBio’s Protein Expression Technology Granted Two European Patent Allowances

Plant-based biotechnology company iBio, specializing in developing and manufacturing biological products, was recently granted notices of intention for two European patent applications claiming novel protein expression technologies. iBio is also currently developing a proprietary product for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, systemic sclerosis, among other fibrotic diseases using…

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