RiboQuark Doses First Patient in China siRNA Trial

22:24 EST 14 Nov 2017 | ChinaBio Today

Kunshan RiboQuark Pharma has dosed the first person in a China trial of a siRNA ocular neuroprotectant therapy. The therapeutic (QPI-1007) treats a "stroke in the eye," known more technically as acute non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). QPI-1007 temporarily inhibits expression of the apoptotic protein, Caspase 2. RiboQuark is a JV formed by two siRNA companies: Ribo Life Science, headquartered in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, and Quark Pharma, a US-Israeli company. More details....

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