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U.S. Patent for Resolvin to Enter Human Trials

September 21, 2009
Resolvyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent (U.S. Patent 7,582,785) for RX-10045, a Resolvin therapeutic set to enter clinical trials. RX-10045 is a topical eye drop that treats chronic dry eye syndrome. Resolvins are naturally-occurring, small molecule lipid mediators that can be used to treat a wide range of diseases, including asthma, atherosclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, dry eye and retinal disease, among others. Resolvyx has more than 80 issued or pending patent applications for Resolvins in the U.S. and worldwide.