Data Bytes: COVID-19 pipeline still growing

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Last week saw at least 17 new programs added to the COVID-19 pipeline, bringing the total number of candidates BioCentury is tracking in its COVID-19 Resource Center to 679.

Among the 12 new therapeutic entrants to the clinic are a pair of candidates aimed at decreasing lung damage: the oral HIF-PH inhibitor Vafseo from Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:AKBA) and the NK1R antagonist Cinvanti from Heron Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:HRTX). Both programs are in Phase II testing.

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