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Confo Therapeutics Doses First Subjects In Phase 1 Clinical Trial Of CFTX-1554 For The Treatment ...

March 2022


Confo Therapeutics Doses First Subjects In Phase 1 Clinical Trial Of CFTX-1554 For The Treatment Of Neuropathic Pain


"— Confo’s first drug candidate moves into clinical development —

Ghent, Belgium – March 10, 2022 – Confo Therapeutics, a leader in the discovery of medicines targeting G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs), today announced that the first subjects have been dosed in the company’s Phase 1, first-in-human trial of their clinical candidate CFTX-1554, a novel inhibitor of the angiotensin II type 2 receptor (AT2R). CFTX-1554 is being developed as a non-opioid approach to the treatment of neuropathic pain, a debilitating condition caused by damage to the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord, for which current treatment methods are often insufficiently effective and can lead to serious side effects and addiction. The Phase 1 study will assess the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of CFTX-1554 in healthy subjects (NCT05260658). " Read more at the source

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