Author Archives: Vanda Pinto

Paquinimod, Possible Scleroderma Therapy, Shows Promise in Small Trial

Eight weeks of treatment with a small molecule called paquinimod significantly reduced the number of myofibroblasts — cells that drive scarring — in people with scleroderma, a small clinical trial reported. Findings also suggested that paquinimod may lessen type I interferon (IFN) activity, a relevant scleroderma biomarker, and appeared…