Iqra Mumal, MSc,  —

Iqra holds a MSc in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. She also holds a BSc in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Currently, she is completing a PhD in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology from the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. Her research has ranged from across various disease areas including Alzheimer’s disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, bleeding disorders and rare pediatric brain tumors.

Articles by Iqra Mumal

DETECT Study Identifies Risk Factors for PAH Progression in SSc-PAH Patients

Male gender and certain lung function parameters are potential risk factors for the progression of pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients with systemic sclerosis-PAH (SSc-PAH), an analysis of the DETECT study shows. The research, “Factors associated with disease progression in early-diagnosed pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with systemic sclerosis: longitudinal data from…

World Health Organization Grants Name ‘Lanifibranor’ to Inventiva’s IVA337 to Treat SSc, NASH

Inventiva Pharma, which develops therapies for fibrotic diseases, said the World Health Organization (WHO) has granted the International Non-Proprietary Name lanifibranor for IVA337. Lanifibranor is Inventiva’s lead drug candidate now being investigated to treat systemic sclerosis (SSc) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The anti-fibrotic drug functions by activating three isoforms of…