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Plant Extract Reduced Signs of IPF in Mice

An extract of the plant Lemna minor L., also called duckweed, suppresses the signs and symptoms of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in disease-induced mice, a study suggests. More research to evaluate dosing and oral availability is recommended, study  authors noted. “Pulmonary Protein Oxidation and Oxidative Stress…

Inhaled IPF Therapy LTI-03 Well-Tolerated in Healthy Volunteers

Lung Therapeutics’ LTI-03, an investigational inhaled therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), was safe and well-tolerated in healthy volunteers, with no reports of serious adverse events (side effects) or discontinuations, according to a Phase 1a trial. “We are pleased that LTI-03 has passed this important safety milestone as…

TGen Will Use Big Memory Technology to Accelerate IPF Research

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) will use a big-memory technology, called MemVerge Memory Machine Big Memory virtualization software, to accelerate research on the cellular mechanisms underlying idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). “MemVerge Memory Machine has quickly resulted in research value for TGen,” Jonathan Jiang, chief operating officer of…

OncoArendi, University of Michigan Team Up on New IPF Therapies

OncoArendi Therapeutics and the University of Michigan (U-M) have signed an option-to-license agreement, allowing the Poland-based biotech company to develop new therapies to treat fibrotic diseases, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). “We are thrilled to be partnering with the University of Michigan, one of the world’s leading research…