Periostin inhibitor in the prevention or treatment of chronic kidney disease

The present invention relates to an agent which binds to periostin selected from the group consisting of antibodies, aptamers, small organic molecules and polypeptides for use in the prevention or treatment of chronic kidney disease and for preventing or reducing renal fibrosis. (J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print])

Keywords: Periostin, Fibrosis
Patent Application number: EP12305869.5
Inventors:
Christos CHATZIANTONIOUJean-claude DUSSAULEJ. Simon CONWAY
Publications:
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print]

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