Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALDX) (Aldeyra), a biotechnology company devoted to development of next-generation medicines to improve the lives of patients with immune-mediated diseases, announced positive results from its Phase 2b clinical trial of topical ocular reproxalap in patients with dry eye disease.
“The early onset and broad activity observed in the Phase 2b clinical trial suggests that reproxalap could be an important treatment option relative to existing therapies,” commented John Sheppard, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Eastern Virginia Medical School. “The results announced today confirm the potential of reproxalap, a drug with a novel mechanism of action, as a promising and differentiated therapeutic agent for dry eye disease, which remains a persistently challenging condition for large numbers of patients worldwide.”
About Aldeyra Therapeutics
Aldeyra Therapeutics is developing next-generation medicines to improve the lives of patients with immune-mediated diseases. Aldeyra’s lead product candidate, reproxalap, is a first-in-class treatment in late-stage development for dry eye disease and other forms of ocular inflammation. Aldeyra is also developing other product candidates for autoimmune disease, post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease, retinal inflammation, metabolic disease, and cancer. None of Aldeyra’s product candidates have been approved for sale in the U.S. or elsewhere.