Our Publications

As a science-driven company, we proudly publish numerous scientific papers every year in high-impact journals. Please feel free to contact our Science-team if you have questions or comments to our publications, or proposals for new scientific collaborations: science@nbcd.com

36 publications found

August 21, 2022
What is the central question in this study? Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) is secreted in response to atrial wall distension and thus allows for evaluation, albeit indirect, of the central blood volume. Adrenaline has chronotropic and inotropic effects. We evaluated whether the chronotropic and inotropic effects of adrenaline were reflected in mid-regional proANP. What is the main finding and its importance? Central blood volume remained stable with infusion of adrenaline and yet mid-regional proANP increased. Thus, the chronotropic and inotropic state of the heart or adrenaline directly induces release of ANP variants from the myocytes.

Other
July 22, 2022
Plasma volume (PV) changes in response to physical activity, possibly as a consequence of adrenergic activation. We estimated changes in PV in response to common exercise modalities; cycling and running as well as adrenaline infusion and control at rest.

Other
February 25, 2022
Osteoarthritis (OA) development programmes face challenges due to discordance between structural changes and symptoms. A novel cathepsin-K inhibitor, MIV-711, recently reported structural benefits, but did not demonstrate a significant difference from placebo in symptoms. Previous work suggests that pain from non-target joints may confound OA pain outcomes. We therefore conducted an exploratory analysis in participants with predominantly unilateral knee pain from the MIV-711-201 trial.

Osteoarthritis
October 22, 2021
This clinical trial evaluates the efficacy on bone and cartilage turnover, menopausal symptoms, and safety of five dose regimens of Kudzu root extract administered either once, twice or three times daily in women with at least mild menopausal symptoms.

Biomarkers
June 22, 2021
To investigate acute changes in biochemical markers of bone and cartilage turnover in response to moderate intensity exercise with and without joint impact in healthy human subjects.

Osteoarthritis
Biomarkers
June 18, 2021
There is a need for antidiabetic agents successfully targeting insulin sensitivity and treating obesity control at the same time. The aim of this first-in-human study was (a) to evaluate safety and tolerability, (b) to evaluate pharmacokinetics and (c) to assess indications of receptor engagement of single ascending doses of KBP-042, a dual amylin and calcitonin receptor agonist (DACRA) that has shown promising preclinical data, with superior activity in terms of typical amylin-induced responses including reduction of food intake, weight loss and gluco-regulatory capacities.

Biomarkers
May 07, 2021
The FORWARD (FGF-18 Osteoarthritis Randomized Trial with Administration of Repeated Doses) trial assessed efficacy and safety of the potential disease-modifying osteoarthritis drug (DMOAD) sprifermin in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Here, we report 5-year efficacy and safety results.

Osteoarthritis
March 22, 2021
The heterogeneous nature of osteoarthritis (OA) and the need to subtype patients is widely accepted in the field. The biomarker CRPM, a metabolite of C-reactive protein (CRP), is released to the circulation during inflammation. Blood CRPM levels have shown to be associated with disease activity and response to treatment in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We investigated the level of blood CRPM in OA compared to RA using data from two phase III knee OA and two RA studies (N = 1591).

Journals:
Scientific Reports
Osteoarthritis
Biomarkers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
March 11, 2021
To assess pain outcomes and cartilage thickness change in a subgroup at risk (SAR) of further progression in the FORWARD trial of knee osteoarthritis patients treated with sprifermin.

Osteoarthritis
March 03, 2021
To investigate acute changes in biochemical markers of cartilage turnover in response to moderate intensity exercise with and without joint impact in humans with knee osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis
Biomarkers