Business Wire 11-Aug-2017 9:00 AM
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kadmon Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: KDMN) today announced that it will present preclinical data demonstrating the therapeutic potential of the Rho-associated coiled-coil kinase (ROCK) signaling pathway in pulmonary fibrosis at the Inaugural Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Summit 2017, taking place in Boston August 21-23, 2017.
Details of the presentation are listed below:
Presentation Session: Exploring Heterogeneity Within the Mechanisms of DiseaseTitle: Looking Beyond TFG-Beta to ROCK Inhibition as a Key Therapeutic Target in FibrosisPresenter: Masha Poyurovsky, Ph.D., Kadmons Vice President of Molecular SignalingTime: August 22, 2017, 3:30 p.m. ETLocation: Boston, MA
Kadmons ROCK Inhibitor Platform in Fibrosis
Recent studies conducted by Kadmon and others have shown that ROCK signaling plays a key role in the development of pulmonary fibrosis, or scarring of the lungs that can lead to organ failure and death. Preclinical research by Kadmon has demonstrated that ROCK inhibition blocks multiple biochemical and biomechanical signals required for IPF disease progression. Kadmon has a portfolio of ROCK inhibitors in preclinical discovery for the treatment of fibrotic diseases. Kadmon is conducting a Phase 2 clinical trial in IPF.
About Kadmon Holdings, Inc.
Kadmon Holdings, Inc. is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company developing innovative products for significant unmet medical needs. We have a product pipeline focused on autoimmune and fibrotic diseases.
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