Cidara is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of new anti-infectives that have the potential to transform the standard of care and save or improve patients’ lives. Our pipeline includes rezafungin, a long-acting echinocandin antifungal, and lead antimicrobial candidates for multi-drug resistant bacteria generated by our Cloudbreak™ immunotherapy discovery platform.
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Cidara seeks to save or improve patients’ lives through the development of anti-infectives that transform the standard of care. Our initial portfolio is comprised of proprietary product candidates for the treatment of serious fungal and bacterial infections.
There is an urgent and growing need not only for improved anti-infectives but also for entirely new therapeutic approaches to treat and prevent fungal, bacterial, and viral pathogens, particularly those that are increasingly resistant to available treatments.
Rezafungin (CD101 IV)
Rezafungin is a novel echinocandin antifungal with potent activity against Candida, Aspergillus and PCP. We are developing rezafungin for once weekly use in treatment and prophylaxis. We have completed enrollment in our international Phase 2 trial (STRIVE) in candidemia and invasive candidiasis.
The Cloudbreak immunotherapy discovery platform has the potential to do for infectious disease what immunotherapy has done for cancer. Cloudbreak is a fundamentally new approach for the treatment of infectious disease which redirects the immune system to destroy fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens.