Semapimod

Drug Profile

Semapimod

Alternative Names: AXD-455; CN-1493; CNI 1493; CPSI-2364; Semapimod salt

Latest Information Update: 30 Aug 2012

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Picower Institute for Medical Research
  • Developer Cytokine PharmaSciences; GPC Biotech AG
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Hydrazones; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cytokine inhibitors; HIV replication inhibitors; Interleukin 1 inhibitors; Interleukin 6 inhibitors; Nitric oxide inhibitors; Raf kinase inhibitors; RNA inhibitors; Tumour necrosis factor alpha inhibitors; Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase I Autoimmune disorders; Inflammation
  • Discontinued Chemoprotection; Crohn's disease; HIV infections; Pancreatitis; Psoriasis

Most Recent Events

  • 20 Oct 2011 Cytokine PharmaSciences has been acquired by Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  • 27 Jan 2011 Semapimod is still available for licensing as of 27 Jan 2011. http://www.cytokinepharmasciences.com
  • 30 Nov 2009 Adverse events data from a Phase-I trial in Inflammation and Autoimmune disorders released by Cytokine PharmaSciences
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