Porcine neural cell product-PDAlternative Names: NeuroCell-PD
Latest Information Update: 27 Dec 2016
At a glance
- Originator Diacrin; Genzyme Corporation
- Developer Diacrin
- Class Antiparkinsonians; Neuroprotectants
- Mechanism of Action Dopaminergic cell replacements
Orphan Drug Status
Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.
On Fast track
Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.
- New Molecular Entity Yes
Highest Development Phases
- Suspended Parkinson's disease