Drug Profile


Alternative Names: PT-100; ValboroPro

Latest Information Update: 07 May 2015

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Developer DARA BioSciences; Point Therapeutics
  • Class Antineoplastics; Boronic acids; Dipeptides; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Dipeptidyl peptidase 8 inhibitors; Dipeptidyl peptidase 9 inhibitors; Fibroblast activation protein antagonists; Immunostimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Suspended Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia; Malignant melanoma; Non-small cell lung cancer; Pancreatic cancer; Solid tumours
  • Discontinued Neutropenia

Most Recent Events

  • 12 Feb 2008 Point Therapeutics has been acquired and merged into DARA Biosciences
  • 02 Jul 2007 Data presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO-2007) added to the adverse events and Cancer therapeutic trials sections
  • 23 May 2007 Suspended - Phase-III for Non-small cell lung cancer in USA (PO)
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