CalciMedica: CRACking toxicity

Calcineurin inhibitors are effective in preventing acute organ transplant rejection and treating autoimmune diseases, but their long-term use is associated with renal and hepatic toxicities. CalciMedica Inc. hopes to sidestep these toxicities by developing therapeutics that modulate calcium release-activated calcium channels, key upstream regulators of calcineurin activity.

Both of the calcineurin inhibitors

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