Research programme: metabolic disorders therapeutics - Xenon

Drug Profile

Research programme: metabolic disorders therapeutics - Xenon

Alternative Names: Metabolic disorders therapy research programme - Xenon; Metabolic syndrome therapy research programme - Xenon; Obesity therapy research programme - Xenon; Research programme: metabolic syndrome therapy - Xenon; Research programme: obesity therapy - Xenon; XEN-103

Latest Information Update: 02 Jun 2010

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At a glance

  • Originator Xenon Pharmaceuticals
  • Class Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Stearoyl CoA desaturase inhibitors
  • 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

  • Preclinical Metabolic syndrome; Obesity

Most Recent Events

  • 02 Jun 2010 Preclinical development is ongoing in Canada
  • 20 Sep 2005 This programme is still in active development - BIO 2005: Annual International Convention (BIO 2005)
  • 21 Sep 2004 Xenon Pharmaceuticals and Novartis Pharma have entered into an agreement to research, develop and commercialise compounds from Xenon's research programme
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