BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- N30 Pharma (N30), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of respiratory drugs that target endogenous s-nitrosothiols, announced today that it has successfully completed Phase 1 study of N30-201 in healthy volunteers. N30 intends to develop N30-201 for the treatment of reactive and obstructive airway diseases, including Cystic Fibrosis and asthma.
"We are pleased to have begun and completed the first set of human studies of N30-201. We believe that N30-201 could be an important therapy for the treatment of many respiratory diseases. Determining the safety of acute administration of N30-201 to human subjects is the first step," commented Charles Scoggin, M.D., Chairman of N30 Pharma.
The primary endpoint of the study was patient safety and characterization of adverse events, but the company collected pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data of ascending doses of N30-201.
N30-201 is a proprietary nebulized formulation of s-nitrosoglutathione (GSNO), an endogenous bronchodilatory molecule that serves as a crucial store of nitric oxide (NO) bioactivity in the human airway.
About N30 Pharma
N30 Pharma is developing s-nitrosothiol therapies for important unmet needs in respiratory diseases. N30's strategy focuses on administration of GSNO to the human airway, and development of small molecule inhibitors of GSNO reductase. GSNO reductase is the key enzyme in the body that breaks down GSNO. These approaches allow N30 to deliver long lasting, physiologically relevant doses of s-nitrosothiols to target systems. S-nitrosothiols are endogenous molecules that store and transduce nitric oxide, and are critical modulators of airway and vascular smooth muscle tone. N30 is a privately held company headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.
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