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Cleara Biotech Joins the Race to Develop Senolytic Therapies


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Last year its drug candidate was effective while leaving healthy cells unharmed.

Removes senescent cells using interaction between FOXO4 and p53.

Apollo Ventures had been looking for a marker specific to senescent cells.

Cleara will spend the next year optimizing the peptide.

Aim to bring a safe, effective senolytic therapy into human clinical trials.

This therapy uses a modified FOXO4 to promote apoptosis in senescent cells

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Cleara is developing therapeutics to eliminate senescent cells.


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