MRG-201

miRagen Therapeutics LogoBOULDER, Colorado, – November 12, 2015 – miRagen Therapeutics, Inc. a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative microRNA-based therapeutics, today announced that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study of MRG-201, a synthetic microRNA mimic (promiR) to microRNA-29b.  The Phase 1 trial is being conducted in normal healthy volunteers and may be extended to patients suffering from cutaneous scleroderma.

“As a Company dedicated to improving human health through the discovery and development of innovative RNA-targeting therapies like MRG-201, we are excited by this event,” said William Marshall, Chief Executive Officer of miRagen.  “The initiation of this clinical trial advances a potentially important new therapy for patients suffering from pathological fibrosis and is an example of our focus on areas of high unmet medical need.”

“We are excited to move MRG-201, our lead anti-fibrosis product candidate, into this first-in-human safety, tolerability and dose-range finding trial,” added David Rodman [click to continue…]

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