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Could this cancer drug fight fluid build-up in the lungs of COVID patients?

IMPENTRI will look for clinical proof of the benefit of imatinib in Covid-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome The build-up of fluid in the lungs is common among patients with severe cases of Covid-19 infection, and can lead to breathing problems and even death. It’s caused by the damage to cells that line the blood vessels […]

IMI2 Grant awarded to fund clinical study of imatinib in the treatment of COVID-19-associated ARDS

CAMBRIDGE, UK AND DUBLIN, IRELAND, May 13 2020 / / — Exvastat (Ireland) Ltd, a privately held biopharmaceutical company backed by Cambridge Innovation Capital, today announced the Innovative Medicines Initiative has through a highly competitive process awarded the company a €3.6m grant, following its call for developers to uncover a new use of the licensed […]