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Nura reveals neuroprotective lead target, first part of its neurology one-two punch

Nura aims to prevent axon degeneration, preserve neurons starting with an axon death switch

Nura Bio emerged from stealth last week with a $73 million series A and strategy to tackle neurological disorders based on two prevailing theories -- increasing neuroprotection and reducing neuroinflammation. Led by Vir and Biogen veteran Alpna Seth, the South San Francisco company is developing a small molecule that inhibits SARM1, an axon death switch.

The Column Group, which founded Nura Bio Inc. in

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