ROCK solid start in cancer-associated fibrosis
Lighthouse | 11 May 2023
Trinity Delta view: ROCK2 inhibition could have a role in multiple diseases and conditions associated with fibrosis. Trials are already underway in lung fibrosis and these preclinical RXC007 data provide a very early suggestion of potential in cancer-associated fibrosis models. Whilst future development plans have yet to be formalised, and will require funding, we are encouraged by the broadening indications for RXC007, Redx Pharma’s lead clinical asset. Pancreatic cancer is a challenging condition, however could be a significant commercial opportunity with a potential expedited path to market, in our view, given the unmet need. RXC007, together with RXC008, a locally acting pan-ROCK inhibitor for fibrostenotic Crohn’s disease, underpin Redx Pharma’s focus on ROCK inhibition. We continue to view these as particularly promising in the treatment of a variety of fibrosis conditions and a key component of Redx Pharma’s investment case.
11 May 2023
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Redx Pharma specialises in the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics, with an emphasis on oncology and fibrotic diseases. It aims to initially progress them through proof-of-concept studies, before evaluating options for further development and value creation.
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