ReNetX Bio, Inc. Announces U.S. FDA Authorization to Proceed for IND Application to Treat Patients with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 19, 2019 (PRNewswire) -- ReNetX Bio has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed the Company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its lead drug candidate, fusion protein AXER-204. Recruitment will begin immediately for the Phase 1 first-in-human trial of AXER-204 for the treatment of chronic spinal cord injury (SCI).
New Haven-Based ReNetX Bio, Inc. Closes Series A Funding and Expands Upon New Haven Roots
NEW HAVEN, Conn. MAY 07, 2018 (PRWEB) -- The Economic Development Corporation of New Haven announced today that New Haven-based ReNetX Bio, Inc., a private biotech company, has closed on its Series A funding and also solidified the relationship that the company has had with the city. The company plans to begin clinical trials on its drug within the year.
ReNetX Bio Invited to Present Breakthrough at Leading Spinal Cord Injury Symposium
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to the promise of its NoGo Trap therapeutic for treating chronic spinal cord injury (SCI), New Haven-based startup ReNetX Bio has been invited to present as part of a “Clinical Trials 360” symposium at the upcoming American Spinal Cord Injury Association (ASIA) meeting.
Remedy Pharmaceuticals Co-founder and CEO Brings Clinical Trial and Company-Building Experience to ReNetX Bio Advisory Board
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sven Jacobson will be the first to admit that developing a new therapeutic for spinal cord injury is a challenging road. But the latest member of the ReNetX Advisory Board sees the promise of their first-in-class therapeutic in development to treat chronic spinal cord injury, and has the experience to help guide the clinical studies needed to move that drug forward.
ReNetX Bio Receives $7M Commitment from Wings for Life to Bring Spinal Cord Treatment to Trial
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Wings for Life foundation has made a significant commitment to ReNetX Bio, a New-Haven, Conn. based biotech startup that is advancing a cutting-edge therapy for chronic spinal cord injury to clinical trial. The foundation’s support is a testament to the promising research results from ReNetX Founder and Scientific Advisor Stephen Strittmatter, MD, PhD, Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology at Yale. His discovery of proteins which limit nerve fiber growth after injury, and subsequent development of a molecule to block receptors for these proteins, have formed the basis of a therapeutic that offers the first real hope to patients with chronic spinal cord injury.
Leading Spinal Cord Injury Experts Join ReNetX Scientific Advisory Board
ReNetX Bio Launched to Advance Innovative Neuro-Regenerative Technology Developed at Yale University: Company Appoints Erika R. Smith as CEO
NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReNetX Bio, a company developing first-in-class therapeutics to treat injury to the central nervous system, today announced its launch as a new company with the appointment of Erika Smith as Chief Executive Officer. The company also announced the initiation of a Series A financing round to fund its first clinical trial of its lead therapeutic candidate, Nogo Trap, in patients with chronic spinal cord injury.
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Clinical Trial Enrolling Chronic SCI
Unite 2 Fight Paralysis, October 29, 2019 -- Biotech start-up ReNetX has begun enrolling people with chronic cervical spinal cord injuries in a clinical trial to test a molecular cocktail called Nogo Trap. This is a two-part trial that will eventually include 66 patients. Each participant will be given a dose of Nogo Trap, called AXER-204 by the company. The drug is given via lumbar puncture, a procedure not considered risky but requires admission to the hospital. Part I will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics (how the drug acts in the body) of single ascending doses of AXER-204. Part II, set for next year, will look at the same things, but with repeated doses, and also comparing the drug to placebo.
Shepherd Center Treats Two Patients with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury with Potential Restorative Drug in RESET Clinical Trial
ATLANTA, GA, October 28, 2019 -- Shepherd Center recently treated two patients with chronic spinal cord injury in a Phase 1 clinical trial of Fusion Protein AXER-204. Shepherd is the first study site in the United States to have dosed two patients with the investigational drug, which – unlike most similar clinical trials – is focused on patients living with spinal cord injury, rather than those who are newly injured.
Erika Smith Honored with New Haven BIZ 2019 Innovation Award
Murphy Highlights New Haven's ReNetX Bio as "Murphy's Innovator of the Month"
Yale Scientist Aiming To Reverse Spinal Cord Injuries
Drug Aims to Help Treat Spinal Cord Injuries
NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 25, 2017 -- Researchers at ReNetX Bio are hoping a new name, the potential for a new influx of cash on the horizon and a new chief executive officer are the winning combination needed to bring its lead drug candidate to market. ReNetX Bio is looking to guide its drug candidate, Nogo Trap, through its first round of clinical trials. Company officials say Nogo Trap is designed to help patients with chronic spinal cord injury.