Statistically Significant Improvement in Kidney Function Observed in Both Diseases After 12 Weeks of Treatment
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In the IgA nephropathy cohort of
In the T1D CKD cohort of
With respect to safety, no treatment-related serious adverse events were reported in either cohort, and the reported adverse events were generally mild to moderate in intensity.
“With these data, bardoxolone has improved kidney function in multiple rare forms of CKD, including Alport syndrome, autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, IgA nephropathy, and type 1 diabetic CKD,” said
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|Date:||Tuesday, September 25th, 2018|
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About the PHOENIX Study
The Phase 2 PHOENIX program is studying bardoxolone in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, IgA nephropathy, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, and CKD associated with type 1 diabetes. Patients receive bardoxolone open-label, orally, once-daily for 12 weeks, and the primary efficacy endpoint is change from baseline in eGFR after 12 weeks of treatment. Endpoints are being assessed for each cohort separately.
About IgA Nephropathy
IgA nephropathy, also known as Berger’s disease, is a rare form of CKD that is characterized by deposits of IgA immune complexes in the glomeruli leading to persistent inflammation, oxidative stress, and loss of kidney function. IgA nephropathy is one of the most prevalent primary chronic glomerular diseases with an estimated 120,000 patients in
About Type 1 Diabetic Chronic Kidney Disease
CKD is one of the most common and serious complications associated with type 1 diabetes. As with other forms of CKD, persistent inflammation, fibrosis, and oxidative stress are critical factors in the progression of kidney dysfunction in these patients. There are an estimated 1.25 million type 1 diabetes patients in
Bardoxolone is an experimental, oral, once-daily activator of Nrf2, a transcription factor that induces molecular pathways that promote the resolution of inflammation by restoring mitochondrial function, reducing oxidative stress, and inhibiting pro-inflammatory signaling. The
Reata is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for patients with serious or life-threatening diseases by targeting molecular pathways involved in the regulation of cellular metabolism and inflammation. Reata’s two most advanced clinical candidates, bardoxolone and omaveloxolone, target the important transcription factor Nrf2 that promotes the resolution of inflammation by restoring mitochondrial function, reducing oxidative stress, and inhibiting pro-inflammatory signaling.
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