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San Antonio Drug Company Subsidiary Tackling Endometriosis

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Evestra, Inc.
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A subsidiary of a San Antonio drug development company, Evestra, Inc., has won a major grant to finance the development of a drug to treat endometriosis.

The European Union Regional Development Fund awarded Evestra Onkoligia Sp. in Poland $4.6 million dollars.

Endometriosis is a common female health problem that affects about 10 percent of women, causing pain and sometimes infertility.

Evestra, Inc. is a pharmaceutical research company that focuses on women’s health.

Wendy Rigby is a San Antonio native who has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. She spent two decades at KENS-TV covering health and medical news. Now, she brings her considerable background, experience and passion to Texas Public Radio.