BC Innovations | Dec 2, 2010
Distillery Therapeutics

Indication: Infectious disease

This week in therapeutics Indication Target/marker/pathway Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Infectious disease Influenza virus Platelet activating factor receptor (PTAFR; PAFR) Studies in mice suggest that inhibiting PAFR could help prevent lung injury...
BC Innovations | Aug 20, 2009
Targets & Mechanisms

PAF's fever pitch

By drawing parallels between disease cascades, a Brazilian-led team has found that a sepsis target-platelet activating factor-may be a good intervention point for treating severe dengue fever. Targeting the proinflammatory mediator reduced the severity of...
BC Innovations | Aug 13, 2009
Distillery Therapeutics

Indication: Infectious disease

Indication Target/marker/pathway Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Infectious disease Dengue fever Platelet activating factor receptor (PTAFR; PAFR) Studies in mice suggest that antagonizing PAFR could help prevent severe dengue infection. In dengue-infected mice,...
BC Week In Review | Oct 16, 1995
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Rockefeller University other research news

University scientists published in Nature results of a study of why Streptococcus pneumoniae causes disease in some people when about 40 percent harbor the bacteria in the nasopharynx asymptomatically. In a rabbit model of pneumonia,...
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