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Plex Pharmaceuticals

Organization Address
6330 Nancy Ridge Dr. Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92121

Organization Phone
(858) 587-8800

Industry
Biotech and Pharmaceutical

Sector
Drug Discovery and Development

Organization Description
Plex (Latin for fold) pharmaceuticals (formerly CalAsia Pharmaceuticals) is an early stage biotechnology company which is focusing its drug discovery expertise on diseases caused by protein misfolding: ALS, Parkinson’s disease and cataracts. Plex pharmaceuticals additionally has a development program for Dengue, West Nile and Zika antiviral drugs which has also received support from the NIH and has worked on a novel brain-penetrant heat shock protein 90 (HSP90) inhibitor for glioblastoma. Plex's mission is to accelerate seminal academic discoveries into safe and effective treatments for unmet and under-served medical needs with a focus on neurodegenerative disorders.