16:45 , Sep 7, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Bifunctional agonist could treat pain, opioid dependency

A team from Astraea Therapeutics LLC (Mountain View, Calif.) and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center developed a bifunctional agonist targeting two opioid receptors that could treat pain without opioid-related side effects and reverse opioid dependency....
18:02 , Aug 29, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Preclinical News

Bifunctional agonist could treat pain, opioid dependency

A team from Astraea Therapeutics LLC (Mountain View, Calif.) and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center developed a bifunctional agonist targeting two opioid receptors that could treat pain without opioid-related side effects and reverse opioid dependency....
08:00 , Dec 24, 2012 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Savant HWP: Antagonizing addiction

Savant HWP Inc. has developed selective antagonists of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor alpha(3)beta(4) it believes could treat a wide variety of addiction disorders because the compounds hit a pathway that underlies most pleasure-seeking behaviors, including...