Science in Public worked with Verva Pharmaceutics to promote a diabetes trial in April 2010

Eye drug finds new life in Geelong diabetes trial

People with diabetes invited to participate in trial

Media release: Geelong, Friday 23 April 2010

Modern drugs can stabilise adult onset diabetes but with some serious side effects. A Geelong-based company, Verva Pharmaceuticals, has a new approach – a drug used for many years to treat eye disease. In animal testing, the drug restored sensitivity to insulin. But will it be effective and safe in people? [continue reading…]