Palisade Bio Releases In-Depth Explanation of Scientific Approach of Lead Product Candidate LB1148 Through Animated Video
Video illustrates the potential of LB1148 to reduce the formation of adhesions in gastrointestinal (GI) tissues and accelerate the time to the return of normal GI function
Carlsbad, CA, Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Palisade Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: PALI), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company advancing therapies for acute and chronic gastrointestinal (GI) complications, today announces the release of its new animated video for its lead asset in development, LB1148. The video can be accessed here.
The Company’s lead product candidate, LB1148, is a novel oral liquid formulation of the well-characterized digestive enzyme inhibitor tranexamic acid (“TXA”), with the potential to both reduce abdominal adhesions and accelerate the return of bowel function following surgery. LB1148 is currently being developed for administration prior to GI surgeries requiring bowel resection, disrupting the intestinal epithelial barrier. By inhibiting the activity of digestive proteases, the Company believes that LB1148 has the potential to reduce the formation of adhesions in GI tissues and accelerate the time to the return of normal GI function.
“LB1148 has continued to demonstrate its therapeutic potential across a broad range of conditions associated with GI barrier dysfunction. This animated video helps to showcase our innovative approach and explain in detail the mechanism of how we believe LB1148 works in protecting intestinal barrier heath,” commented JD Finley, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Palisade Bio.
Beyond the Company's initial therapeutic focus on GI-related indications associated with abdominal surgeries, the Company believes that protease-based therapeutics hold promise in meeting a number of unmet needs resulting from chronic protease activity.
The LB1148 animated mechanism of action video is now aailable on the Company’s website, here.
About Palisade Bio
The Company’s lead program, LB1148, is a broad-spectrum serine protease inhibitor which acts to neutralize digestive enzymes, potentially reducing intestinal damage. In clinical studies, LB1148 has demonstrated positive results in accelerating the time to return of postoperative bowel function, and reduced the incidence and severity of post-surgical abdominal adhesions. LB1148 is currently being evaluated in a Phase 2 study to evaluate return of gastrointestinal function, post-operative ileus and intra-abdominal adhesions in subjects undergoing elective bowel resection (PROFILE).
The Company believes that addressing the disruption of the intestinal barrier can fundamentally change the way diseases are treated and establish new standards of patient care. For more information, please go to www.palisadebio.com.
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