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RESPIRATORY DISEASES: ASTHMA & COPD

Asthma is the most common chronic disease in industrialized countries with approximately 300 million people worldwide currently suffering from the disease.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common, progressive disorder of increasing prevalence in industrialized countries. COPD is actually an umbrella term encompassing chronic obstructive bronchitis and emphysema.

Two highly active anti-muscarinic compounds are being developed at Prous Institute:

Compound               
Target / Action   Status 
JRP 878 Muscarinic M3 / Antagonist            Preclinical

We are focusing our research efforts on the emerging targets for therapeutic intervention in asthma and COPD.

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