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JAK inhibitors for hair loss receive US patents

September 5, 2017

The US patent office has issued two patents for janus kinase inhibitors for hair loss, according to a press release from Aclaris Therapeutics.

One of the patents includes coverage for tofacitinib, baricitinib (Olumiant, Incyte & Lilly), ruxolitinib (Jakafi, Incyte) and decernotinib (KareBay Biochem) as therapeutic options for androgenetic alopecia, or pattern hair loss. There are 22 claims in this patent, according to the statement.

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