Kindex brewing diabetes drug with hops-derived humulone; $5M series A
By Randy Osborne
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
It’s only $5 million in series A funding, but enough to move start-up Kindex Pharmaceuticals Inc. into a phase II trial with lead compound KDT 501, a hops-derived candidate for type 2 diabetes that regulates the cross-talk between macrophages and adipocytes to influence the complex of proteins that regulate inflammation, also known as the inflammasome.
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