Co-Founder; 13 years in specialty biopharm leadership roles from R&D to executive. Novapeutics LLC is a biopharmaceutical company spun-out from the University of Pennsylvania that aims to develop a first-in-class, oral curative therapeutic to reverse the course of diabetes by regenerating insulin-producing beta cells. Our approach utilizes small molecule therapeutics to to disrupt menin and mixed lineage leukemia (MLL) proteins, known as a menin inhibitor, which enhancing endogenous beta cell regeneration in diabetes patients. Currently with the support of the SBIR funding from NIH/NIDDK, we have identified promising novel menin inhibitors as our drug leads.
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