Thursday, February 18, 2016

Pliant Therapeutics, Third Rock's New $45M Startup, Looks to Stop Lung Scarring

Cops and firefighters who raced to the scene on 9/11, in many cases, came down with what doctors call idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. It's a fancy way of describing "scarring of the lungs we don't understand very well biologically, and don't know how to treat."

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