Eidos Therapeutics to Host Symposium on TTR Stabilization at the 16th International Symposium on Amyloidosis

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Eidos Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing AG10, a novel precision medicine for transthyretin (TTR) amyloidosis (ATTR), today announced that it will host a symposium regarding TTR stabilization at the 16th International Symposium on Amyloidosis in Kumamoto, Japan, on Thursday, March 29 from 7:40-8:40am (JST). The symposium […]

BridgeBio Pharma Licenses Late-Stage Oncology Drug Infigratinib to Tackle FGFR-Driven Maladies; Establishes New Subsidiary QED Therapeutics with $65 Million in Initial Financing

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BridgeBio Pharma today announced that it is has licensed infigratinib (BGJ398), a highly potent and selective inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase receptor FGFR, from Novartis. In addition, BridgeBio announced that it was launching new subsidiary QED Therapeutics to drive development of infigratinib with an initial financial commitment of $65 million. FGFR has […]

BridgeBio Pharma Appoints Sanuj Ravindran, M.D., and Eric Michael David, M.D. as CEOs-in-Residence to Lead Dermatology and Gene Therapy Programs

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BridgeBio Pharma, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has strengthened its executive leadership team with two key hires who will join the company as CEOs-in-residence. Sanuj Ravindran, M.D., will serve as CEO of PellePharm, Inc. and will focus on dermatological and international programs across the BridgeBio portfolio. Eric Michael David, […]

PellePharm Appoints Sanuj K. Ravindran, M.D., as President and Chief Executive Officer

MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PellePharm, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to targeting rare genetic dermatological conditions at the source, today announced the appointment of Sanuj K. Ravindran, M.D., to the position of president and chief executive officer. In parallel, Dr. Ravindran will join BridgeBio Pharma, PellePharm’s lead investor, as CEO-in-Residence, to advance its broader orphan dermatology […]

FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation and Orphan Drug Designation to PellePharm for Topical Patidegib in Gorlin Syndrome

MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PellePharm, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to targeting rare genetic dermatological conditions at the source, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted both Breakthrough Therapy Designation and Orphan Drug Designation to topical patidegib for reduction of the life-long serious clinical morbidity and disease burden of persistently developing […]

Preclinical Data Demonstrates Potential of Eidos Therapeutics’ Lead Compound for the Treatment for Transythyretin Amyloidosis

Data presented at AHA 2017 Scientific Sessions PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Eidos Therapeutics, a subsidiary of BridgeBio Pharma, today announced that recently presented preclinical data highlight the potential of AG10 to treat TTR amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM). These data were shared publicly for the first time yesterday as oral podium presentations at […]

MD Anderson and BridgeBio Pharma Launch Navire Pharma to Develop Targeted Therapy for Patients with Difficult-to-Treat Cancer

HOUSTON and PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and BridgeBio Pharma today announced the launch of Navire Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company aimed at developing novel small-molecule inhibitors of a tyrosine-protein phosphatase called SHP2 for genetically-driven and treatment-resistant cancer. BridgeBio has committed $30 million and a team of senior business managers to the company, while MD Anderson, through its Institute […]

Eidos Therapeutics Initiates First Clinical Study for AG10 Targeting Transthyretin Amyloidosis, Appoints Camille Landis as Chief Business Officer

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Eidos Therapeutics, a subsidiary of BridgeBio Pharma, today announced dosing of the first healthy adult cohort in the first-in-human, Phase 1 clinical trial of AG10 (NCT03294707). Eidos is developing AG10 as a targeted therapeutic for transthyretin (TTR) amyloidosis (ATTR). Eidos’ first clinical trial will evaluate AG10’s overall safety, tolerability and […]