Author Archives: Steve Bryson PhD

Catabasis, Now Renamed Astria, Working Toward HAE Trial Launch

Astria Therapeutics is the new name of the company that’s developing STAR-0215, an investigational kallikrein-inhibitor previously known as QLS-215, for the treatment of hereditary angioedema (HAE). Formerly called Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, the company said it changed its name to reflect its pledge of having patients serve as its guiding…

Oral On-demand KVD900 Rapidly Reduces HAE Attack Severity

KVD900, an oral experimental on-demand treatment for swelling episodes caused by hereditary angioedema (HAE), safely and significantly reduced the severity of attacks and shorted the time to improvement, which was maintained for 24 hours, according to Phase 2 trial data.  “Our goal is to provide the best outcome…