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Small molecule

An anti-infection molecule which has demonstrated significant reduction in multiple organ failure indicators

Description and applications

Trauma induced organ failure is the leading cause of death in the under 40s. A commonly used, but as yet never submitted for regulatory approval, anti-infection molecule, has demonstrated a significant reduction in multiple organ failure indicators (renal, kidney and cerebral) in non-clinical studies. Fully funded Phase IIa trauma organ failure study is planned for Q3-2015. Other indications AKI, stroke available for partnering/investment.

Publications

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21607291

Keywords

Trauma-haemorrage, organ failure, peptide

Prof Chris Thiemermann

William Harvey Research Institute

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