About "Larazotide Acetate"
Larazotide acetate is an experimental medicine and an inhibitor of barrier dysfunction that has been shown to block abnormally increased intestinal permeability and the genesis of some autoimmune diseases, either as a result of reduction of antigen presentation to the body's immune system, or through inhibitory, direct effects on gastrointestinal associated lymphoid tissue. Larazotide acetate is orally formulated, has been granted "Fast Track" designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of celiac disease, and is also being evaluated for the treatment of Crohn's Disease. Results of the Company's first study in celiac patients are available online at: http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1365-2036.2007.03413.x
Alba Therapeutics Corporation is a privately held, clinical-stage
biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and
commercialization of therapies to treat autoimmune and inflammatory
diseases and is located in Baltimore, Maryland. Alba's technology platform
is based upon a key pathway that regulates
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