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ERS International Congress 2023

We will participate personally at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress.

ERS International Congress 2023
ERS International Congress 2023

Time & Location

2023. szept. 09. 8:30 – 2023. szept. 13. 18:00

MiCo, Gate 2, V.le Eginardo, 20149 Milano MI, Italy

About the event

We are excited to share that Adam Hosszu, PhD, our senior researcher at SigmaDrugs will be attending the ERS International Congress 2023.

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is the largest scientific and clinical organisation in respiratory medicine in Europe. Their annual events brings together the world’s respiratory experts to showcase all the latest advances in respiratory medicine and science.

ERS International Congress 2023 will take place at MiCo in Milan, Italy from 9 – 13 September, 2023.

Abstract title: Sigma-1 receptor agonist mitigates bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in mice

The main message of the abstract: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is associated with a median survival of just 2-3 years after diagnosis. Current therapies ameliorate pulmonary functional decrement but do not inhibit the progression of fibrosis or reduce mortality. Thus, effective anti-fibrotic therapies are desperately needed. Based on our previous results in other organs, we investigated whether Sigma-1 receptor agonists can ameliorate pulmonary fibrosis. Our preclinical data suggest that Sigma-1 receptor may be a novel, effective drug target in the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis.

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