iCo IND accepted

March 1, 2007

The FDA has accepted iCoTherapeutics' Investigational New Drug (IND) application for iCo-007.

The FDA has accepted iCoTherapeutics' Investigational New Drug (IND) application for iCo-007, a treatment for diabetic macular oedema (DME).

iCo-007 is a second generation antisense compound that targets c-Raf kinase messenger RNA and reduces the oedema by decreasing the signalling of growth factors such as VEGF that signal through the c-Raf kinase pathway.