Aztreonam lysine for inhalation is an investigational therapy and has not yet been determined safe or efficacious in humans.
About Cystic Fibrosis
Today, more than 30,000 people in the United States have CF. CF is a chronic, debilitating genetic disease. A major characteristic of CF is production of abnormally thick, sticky mucus in the lungs, trapping bacteria and predisposing patients to lung infections, which continually damage their lungs.
Pulmonary infection with Gram-negative bacteria, particularly pulmonary P. aeruginosa, represents the single greatest cause of morbidity and mortality among CF patients. Currently there is no known cure for CF, and the goal of CF therapy is to control symptoms and prevent further lung damage.
About Gilead Sciences
Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
About PARI Pharma
PARI Pharma focuses on the development of aerosol delivery devices and therapies. Based on PARI's 100-year history working with aerosols, PARI Pharma develops treatments for pulmonary and nasal administration optimized to advanced delivery platforms, such as eFlow.
PARI Pharma provides comprehensive inhalation drug development,
including nebulizer formulation development and optimization, CMC,
analytics, aerosol characterization, clinical protocol development, and
regulatory guidance. PARI Pharma has several clinical development programs
ongoing, either partnered or on its own. PARI Pharma, a PARI Medical
Holding company, is l
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