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Sanford-Burnham, Takeda to explore new heart failure drug

Sanford-Burnham, Takeda to explore new heart failure drug

Local scientists are embarking on a research project in hopes of finding a new drug for treating heart failure. Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona has a struck a two-year partnership with Japanese pharmaceutical giant Takeda to explore new ways of slowing down and possibly reversing the disease. "This partnership is focused on earlier processes of developing heart failure, before part of the heart is dead," said Dr. Daniel Kelly, scientific director at Sanford-Burnham. "And part of our interest relates to focusing on metabolism and the way the heart is able to produce energy from nutrients." Financial terms of the partnership were not released. ...

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