Professor Praveen Anand, commenting on his appointment, said: "I'm delighted to join the Creabilis Scientific Board. Neuropathic pain is an area of significant unmet need. CT340, with its novel dual analgesic and anti-inflammatory mechanism of action and strong pre-clinical data has the potential to meet this need. Creabilis is at an exciting stage of its development, with CT327 in late stage development for chronic pruritus and CT340 IND-ready in neuropathic pain. Given the mechanistic similarities between pruritus and pain, I am excited to begin working with Creabilis to realise the potential of both CT340 and CT327."
Professor Jonathan Barker, Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board said: "Professors Anand and Yosipovitch bring further world-class expertise to an outstanding Advisory Board which will allow the Board to provide key scientific and clinical advice to Creabilis. It is a reflection of the quality of Creabilis' recent clinical data with CT327 in chronic pruritus, and pre-clinical data with CT340 in neuropathic pain, that we have been able to attract individuals of Gil and Praveen's calibre to our Scientific Advisory Board."
About Creabilis SA
Creabilis is a late clinical stage European biotechnology company with a primary focus in chronic pruritus (itch), a debilitating symptom of many dermatological diseases with a negative impact on quality of life. Chronic pruritus is an area of significant unmet need, with no medicine currently approved for its treatment.
Creabilis has delivered positive Phase 2b results for CT327 in the treatment of pruritus in psoriasis patients. CT327 is a novel, first-in-class, topically delivered TrkA kinase inhibitor. CT327 was developed using
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