Jenken Biosciences Inc.
This article was originally published in Start Up
At present, there are no approved small molecule anti-inflammatory drugs for treating hepatitis C. Indeed, most drug R&D activity for hepatitis centers on new or improved anti-viral therapy rather than complications of the infection, e.g., the chronic inflammation that occurs in 80% of hepatitis cases. Jenken Biosciences hopes to change that. Jenken is repurposing two different, chemically similar, marketed compounds for new indications associated with chronic organ inflammation.
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