Featured Stories

  • Donald McCaffrey featured on Innovators with Jane King

    Donald McCaffrey, President & CEO of Resverlogix featured on Innovators with Jane King. Latest updates on the Company's COVID-19 program.

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  • COVID-19 Program Update with Donald McCaffrey

    CEO Donald McCaffrey joined PBA à Noon, for a live webinar and Q&A, to discuss the latest developments in Resverlogix' COVID-19 program.

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  • Health Canada Authorizes COVID-19 Clinical Study

    Resverlogix receives "No Objection Letter" from Health Canada, approving the COVID-19 Clinical Trial Application for apabetalone.

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  • Apabetalone May Prevent Heart Damage Caused by COVID-19

    COVID-19 affects not only lung and respiratory tissue but can injure your heart as well. One study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that 78% of recently...

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  • Balancing Epigenetics in the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease

    Kidneys are the body’s filtration system . They clean our blood, removing waste and helping manage blood pressure by controlling the outflow of water. Unfortunately, when these filters...

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  • Targeting Epigenetics as a New Therapy in Vascular Disease and Dementia

    Cardiovascular disease literally means disease of the heart and blood vessels, but it can cause additional life-altering complications that we might not initially associate with the disease,...

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  • The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease: Series Final

    This is the final article of the mini-series, The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease , looking at the different presentations, symptoms, and root causes of a disease that affects millions of men...

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  • The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease: Part 4

    This article is part of a mini-series, The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease , looking at the different presentations, symptoms, and root causes of a disease that affects millions of men and women...

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  • The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease: Part 3

    This article is part of a mini-series, The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease , looking at the different presentations, symptoms, and root causes of a disease that affects millions of men and women...

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  • The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease: Part 2

    This article is part of a mini-series, The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease , looking at the different presentations, symptoms, and root causes of a disease that affects millions of men and women...

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  • The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease: Part 1

    This article is part of a mini-series we are calling The Faces of Cardiovascular Disease , looking at the different presentations, symptoms, and root causes of a disease that affects millions of...

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  • Apabetalone: A Relative Size Animation

    Our lead compound – apabetalone – is the first small molecule of its kind with potentially important benefits for patients with high-risk cardiovascular and other chronic diseases. But...

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  • Apabetalone May Prevent Heart Damage Caused by COVID-19

    COVID-19 affects not only lung and respiratory tissue but can injure your heart as well. One study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that 78% of recently recovered COVID-19 patients had evidence of cardiac inflammation.

    Now, researchers at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, working closely with Resverlogix scientists, believe they may have found a way to prevent this heart damage. The group, led by Professor James Hudson, studied the effects of COVID-19 on cardiac organoids – tiny pieces of tissue that simulate the human heart.

    The effort uncovered an important role played by BET proteins in driving the inflammation and cytokine storms that are ultimately responsible for COVID-19 related heart damage. Apabetalone treatment decreased inflammation in the cardiac organoids, reversed the cytokine storm response, reduced viral infection, and prevented tissue damage.

    The results of this study have recently been published in Cell, a prestigious scientific journal.

    “It looks like we can reverse that response once it’s already there,” said Professor Hudson to 9News Queensland. “Our hope would be that we prevent any potential downstream consequences in long-COVID that may shorten people’s lives.”

    Plans are underway to begin an open-label clinical trial to test apabetalone’s safety and efficacy in treating COVID-19. “If a patient has COVID-19, and if they take the drug, we believe that multiple organs would be protected,” said Dr. Ewelina Kulikowski, Senior Vice President, Research and Development at Resverlogix in an interview with CTV News Calgary.