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Immediate Effect of Baricitinib on Arthritis and Biological Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drug-Induced Psoriasis-Like Skin Lesions in Two Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

8 views | Mar 05 2021

Yoshifumi Tada et al. found that baricitinib was initiated because of RA flare and resulted in immediate beneficial effects on arthritis as well as skin lesions. [Read the Full Post]

In-vitro evaluation of the immunomodulatory effects of baricitinib: implication for COVID-19 therapy

5 views | Mar 04 2021

Linda Petrone et al. found that exogenous addition of baricitinib decreased the in-vitro SARS-CoV-2-specific response in COVID-19 patients using a whole-blood platform. [Read the Full Post]

Ebselen, Disulfiram, Carmofur, PX-12, Tideglusib, and Shikonin Are Nonspecific Promiscuous SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease Inhibitors

16 views | Jan 07 2021

Chunlong Ma et al. suggested that these six compounds were nonspecific SARS-CoV-2 Mpro inhibitors and urged the scientific community to be stringent with hit validation. [Read the Full Post]

Repurposing FDA Approved Drugs as JNK3 Inhibitor for Prevention of Neuroinflammation Induced by MCAO in Rats

15 views | Jan 06 2021

Zikra Zulfiqar et al. demonstrated that the novel FDA-approved medications attenuate ischemic stroke-induced neuronal degeneration, possibly by inhibiting JNK3. [Read the Full Post]

Phase 1 trial of carfilzomib (PR-171) in combination with vorinostat (SAHA) in patients with relapsed or refractory B-cell lymphomas

133 views | Jul 16 2020

Beata Holkova et al. showed a decrease in NF-κB activation and an increase in Bim levels in some patients, but these changes did not correlate with clinical response. [Read the Full Post]