June 25, 2017 3:42 AM ET


Company Overview of ScarX Therapeutics Inc.

Company Overview

ScarX Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company, discovers and develops treatments for dermal scarring (fibrosis). It develops SCX-001, a topical prescription cream to treat and prevent post-surgical scarring; and Nefopam active drug substance in SCX-001, a small molecule that inhibits the production of catenin, the protein associated with hypertrophic (excessive) scarring in animals and humans. The company serves customers worldwide. ScarX Therapeutics Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

MaRS Centre

West Tower

661 University Ave

Suite 465

Toronto, ON M5G 1M1


Founded in 2012



Key Executives for ScarX Therapeutics Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer
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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

ScarX Therapeutics Inc. Key Developments

ScarX Therapeutics Announces Approval for Trial of First Clinically-Promising Scar Reduction Cream

ScarX Therapeutics Inc. has received approval from Health Canada to begin a Phase I clinical trial of its SCX-001 nefopam cream, a topical treatment developed to significantly reduce surgical scarring. Applied immediately after surgical wound closure, SCX-001 reduces the amount of scar tissue that develops during the body's natural healing process. The 24-subject Phase I clinical trial will be conducted at the University of Alberta, and led by Principal Investigator Dr. Edward (Ted) Tredget. Dr. Tredget, a authority on burn injury and scarring, is Director of the Firefighters' Burn Treatment Unit and Wound Healing Research Laboratory at the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, and President of the American Burn Association. Study enrolment is expected to begin in October, 2016.

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