Scrip is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Alba Therapeutics Corp.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Alba Therapeutics has identified the pathway and a key protein associated with paracellular permeability, which is impaired in autoimmune diseases. It is testing an antagonist of that protein as a therapy for celiac disease and eventually, type 1 diabetes.

You may also be interested in...



The Double-edged Sword of Diabetes Drug Development

Intense interest in new diabetes drugs gives start-ups many choices for technology development or in-licensing, but recent regulatory caution also increases risk.

Science Matters: Welcome To The Oncobiome

A new publication offers up proof of concept that the genetic signatures of microorganisms found in blood and tumor tissue could improve precision medicine cancer diagnostics. The study also bolsters the notion that targeting the microbiome could lead to innovative cancer therapies.

Science Matters: Targeting Heme Trafficking In A Variety Of Diseases

A better understanding of heme trafficking could lead to drug targets in metabolic diseases, anemias, porphyrias, hemolytic diseases such as sickle cell disease – even parasitic infections.

Topics

Related Companies

Related Deals

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

LL1132553

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel