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Ionis Says Its IONIS-PKK-LR Antisense Medicine Being Evaluated In An Investigator-initiated Clinical Study Of Covid-19 Patients In Brazil

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IONS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, announced  today that IONIS-PKK-LRx is being evaluated in an

· 10/15/2020 07:14

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IONS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, announced  today that IONIS-PKK-LRx is being evaluated in an investigator-initiated Phase 2 clinical study to determine its effectiveness in reducing the severity of respiratory complications in patients with COVID-19. The trial coordinators are Fernando G. Zampieri, M.D., Ph.D., and Alexandre Biasi Cavalcanti, M.D., Hospital do Coracao (HCor Research Institute), Sao Paulo, Brazil. The study will enroll up to 110 patients at 25 hospitals in Brazil. Ionis has provided IONIS-PKK-LRx and funding to the Brazilian Research for Intensive Care Network (BRICNet) to support the study.