Cidara Therapeutics Company Profile
Cidara Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel anti-infectives for the treatment of various diseases. Its lead product candidate is CD101 IV, a novel molecule in the echinocandin class of antifungals for the treatment and prevention of systemic Candida infections. The company also develops CD101 topical, a topical formulation of CD101 for the treatment of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis, a prevalent mucosal infection. In addition, it develops a proprietary immunotherapy technology platform, Cloudbreak, which is used to create compounds designed to direct a patients immune cells to attack and eliminate pathogens that cause infectious disease, as well as engages in evaluating Cloudbreak candidates for the treatment of invasive fungal infections, including aspergillosis, an infection caused by the fungal pathogen. The company was formerly known as K2 Therapeutics, Inc. and changed its name to Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. in June 2014. Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in San Diego, California.