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Tiziana Life Sciences (TILS.L) Gabriele Cerrone, Founder & Chairman Interview
April 28, 2020
It has been a boom time in the pharmaceutical sector, yesterday Tiziana Life Sciences Files Patent on Combination of Nanoparticle-Actinomycin D with Anti-Interleukin-6 Receptor Monoclonal Antibody for Treatment of Coronaviruses. Tiziana believes it is possible to potentially combine TZLS-501 (anti-IL6R) with NP-Act D to inhibit viral proliferation and to suppress inflammation in lungs to halt progression of COVID-19-mediated lung damage and death. Tiziana Life Sciences plc (Nasdaq: TLSA)  a biotechnology company focused on innovative therapeutics for inflammatory, autoimmune and infectious diseases, announced that it has filed a provisional patent application on the combination of nanoparticle-Actinomycin D (NP-ACT D) with anti-interleukin-6 receptor monoclonal antibody (anti-IL-6R) as a potential therapy for management of COVID-19 disease.  Mr Cerrone is the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Gensignia Life Sciences, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on oncology using microRNA technology; Chairman and Founder of Tiziana Life Sciences plc (AIM: TILS/ NASDAQ:TLSA) an oncology focused therapeutics company; Chairman and Co-Founder of Rasna Therapeutics Limited, a company focused on the development of therapeutics for leukaemias; Co-Founder of ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRV); and founder of BioVitas Capital Ltd.