Arix Bioscience Supports OptiKira, A Company Developing Drugs to Fight Blindness

Arix Bioscience Limited (Arix Bioscience), a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, announced today it has provided development capital to OptiKira, LLC (OptiKira), an early stage company developing drugs to help prevent blindness.

Extensive research by OptiKira’s founders has helped in defining the biological pathway leading to progressive cell death that characterises diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP), diabetes and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).