NHLBI awards final $1.9M of grant to Discovery Labs

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) awards the remainder of a Fast Track Small Business Innovation Grant to Discovery Labs (DSCO +1.2%). The $2.4M total grant provided support for the development and Phase 2a clinical trial of Aerosurf, the company's investigational drug/device combination product for respiratory distress syndrome in premature infants. It provides KL4 surfactant therapy through nasal continuous positive airway pressure and enables the infant to potentially avoid endotracheal intubation.

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  • grantdon
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    Hopefully, this will be looked upon as a signal that things are looking up for DSCO
    17 Jun 2014, 09:06 PM Reply Like
  • kdII
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    Getting no love. Odd. Of course, if approved, Aerosurf won't hit the market until 2018. Still way out. Hopefully, they will get fast track.
    27 Jun 2014, 03:07 AM Reply Like
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