TAG Episode 31 - 6Jun2019 LEWIS Rick Rho Kinase Inhibitors: a new class of drugs (AAC)

TAG Episode 31 - 6Jun2019 LEWIS Rick Rho Kinase Inhibitors: a new class of drugs (AAC)

The goal of the late Dave Epstein was to find a drug that treats the cause of glaucoma by improving trabecular meshwork outflow. After many years of research, Aerie Pharmaceuticals was formed and refined a Rho Kinase inhibitor called Netarsudil. In April 2018 this came to market as Rhopressa and March 2019, combined with latanoprost, as Roclatan. Today I’m talking with Rick Lewis, a glaucoma colleague based in Sacramento and Chief Medical Officer for Aerie Pharmaceuticals…and we’re Talking About Glaucoma.

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