Aldeyra Therapeutics plans to screen its reactive aldehyde species inhibitors for anti-inflammatory and antiviral activity in the treatment of COVID-19, according to a press release.
The company’s ADX-629 and reproxalap are structurally related to chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, the release said. Both drugs are currently in clinical testing for the treatment of COVID-19.
A proposal has been submitted to the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to develop ADX-629 for this purpose.
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