SAN FRANCISCO and TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KLY and OTCQB: KALTF) (the “Company” or “Kalytera”) nowadays announced that investigation reported in two peer-reviewed articles published in Blood supply additional proof supporting the activity of cannabidiol (“CBD”) in prevention and remedy of acute graft versus host illness (“GVHD”) and linked comorbidities. Blood is a peer-reviewed health-related journal published by the American Society of Hematology.
Acute GVHD is a life-threatening complication typically occurring right after bone marrow transplant procedures.
An short article published this month in Blood reported the case of a 35 year old patient who created a variant of skin GVHD that is deemed to be specifically aggressive, complicated to handle, and which carries a poor prognosis. This patient was treated with a cannabinoid answer comparable to a 300-mg. dose of Kalytera’s item. As reported in the short article, there was a definite response inside three months, permitting discontinuation of other treatment options, and by two-years post bone marrow transplant, the patient’s skin concerns had resolved with only mild itching and flakiness. (A Case Report of the Advantage of Cannabidiol (Cannabidiol (CBD)-Predominant Healthcare Cannabis Preparation) in the Management of Refractory Skin Graft Versus Host Illness (GVHD), Tsiporah B. Shore, MD, Jess B. Ryan, ANP, Michael B. Samuel, MD, November 13, 2019, Blood, Volume 134, Problem Supplement_1).
A second short article published this month in Blood reported benefits of investigation with properly-defined murine models of GVHD that examined the part of endocannabinoid signaling by means of the kind two cannabinoid receptor (“CB2R”), which is expressed on all immune cells and all-natural ligands for this receptor. (Recipient Signaling by means of the Cannabinoid Sort two Receptor Regulates IL-six Independent Neuroinflammation in the course of Graft Versus Host Illness, Alison Moe, PhD, Garrett Sauber, BS, Vivian Zhou, PhD, Anissa Lapitz, BS, Cecilia Hillard, PhD, William R. Drobyski, MD, November 13, 2019, Blood, Volume 134, Problem Supplement_1).
“Our laboratory findings, as properly as the investigation reported in these peer-reviewed articles, point to the potentially critical part of CBD in the prevention and remedy of GVHD,” stated Robert Farrell, Kalytera’s President and CEO.
CBD is a non-psychotropic ingredient of cannabis that does not lead to euphoria or cognitive effects. The formulation of CBD that Kalytera is evaluating for the prevention and remedy of acute GVHD is a proprietary formulation that is created to boost item stability and absorption right after oral dosing.
Kalytera is the exclusive licensee of two issued U.S. patents covering the use of CBD in the prevention and remedy of GVHD, and is also the exclusive licensee of pending patent applications in other jurisdictions for the use of CBD in the prevention and remedy of GVHD, like a EU patent application. The European Patent Workplace has issued a Notice of Allowance for the EU patent application, and the patent is anticipated to concern early subsequent quarter. In addition to these patents and patent applications, the Corporation has also obtained 4 orphan drug designations for the remedy and prevention of GVHD in the U.S. and Europe. Such orphan drug designations will supply 7-years of industry exclusivity in the U.S., and 10-years of industry exclusivity in the E.U., upon regulatory approval of the Company’s CBD goods for the prevention and/or remedy of acute GVHD.
The U.S. FDA has encouraged that Kalytera apply for each Breakthrough Therapy and Rapidly Track Designations for our CBD goods for prevention and remedy of acute GVHD, every single of which could accelerate the approval approach for these goods.
Kalytera is continuing discussions with prospective corporate partners for its GVHD plan, as it starts arranging and preparation for Phase three clinical testing of its CBD item in prevention of acute GVHD.
About Kalytera Therapeutics
Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc. is pioneering the improvement of CBD therapeutics. Via its confirmed leadership, drug improvement knowledge, and intellectual house portfolio, Kalytera seeks to establish a major position in the improvement of CBD medicines for a variety of critical unmet health-related demands, with an initial concentrate on GVHD.
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