Hemera: Special sauce in AMD

Hemera attacks MAC to treat wet and dry AMD

Hemera Bioscience Inc. is designing its MAC-based gene therapy to help treat dry and wet age-related macular degeneration more safely than other therapies targeting the complement pathway in ocular diseases. It also may offer more convenient dosing and treat a wider variety of AMD types than marketed injectable VEGF inhibitors.

Both the wet and dry forms of AMD are characterized by over-activation of the complement cascade. While the cascade plays a key role in maintaining the homeostasis of

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