Pulmotect Seeks Quick-To-Market Path For Rapid-Acting Respiratory Drug
Selected by NIH and NSF for the Innovation Zone at BIO 2017, the Houston biotech's synthetic broad-spectrum drug has shown activity in animal models against every pathogen tested. Pulmotect hopes PUL-042 can prevent exacerbations in COPD patients who develop upper respiratory infections.
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