Research programme: nanoparticle viral therapies - NanoViricides

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Research programme: nanoparticle viral therapies - NanoViricides

Alternative Names: Anti-HCV nanoviricide (HepCCide); Antiviral nanomedicines - NanoViricides; AviFluCide I; AviFluCide-HP; EbolaCide; EkC-Cide; EKC-Cide-I; EkCCide; FluCide; FluCide anti-influenza drug candidates - NanoViricides; FluCide I; FluCide-HP; HepCCide; HerpeCide; Herpicide; Herpicide-I; HIVCide; HivCide-I; HiviCide I; HiviCide-II; Injectable FluCide™; MERS-CoV therapeutic - NanoViricides; Nanoviricides®; NV-INF-1; NV-INF-2; Oral FluCide™ anti-influenza drug candidates - NanoViricides; RabiCide-I

Latest Information Update: 08 Dec 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator NanoViricides
  • Developer Baylor College of Medicine; NanoViricides; Southern Research Institute; SUNY Upstate Medical University; United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases; University of California at San Francisco; University of Pittsburgh; University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Class Antivirals; Polymers; Viral fusion proteins
  • Mechanism of Action CCR5 receptor modulators; CD4 antigen modulators; CXCR4 receptor modulators; Virus internalisation inhibitors; Virus replication 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 Dendritic keratitis; Ebola virus infections; Herpes simplex virus infections; HIV-1 infections; Infectious keratoconjunctivitis; Influenza virus infections; Retinal disorders; Varicella zoster virus infections
  • Research Zika virus infection
  • Suspended Hepatitis C
  • No development reported Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus; Rabies

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Dec 2017 Preclinical trials in Varicella zoster virus infections in USA (Topical)
  • 13 Nov 2017 Nanoparticle vial therapies are still in preclinical development stage for Ebola virus infections in USA (Parenteral, injection); HIV-1 infections in USA (Parenteral, injection); Herpes simplex virus infections in USA (Topical, Gel); Herpes simplex virus infections in USA (Topical, Cream); Influenza virus infections in USA (PO); Influenza virus infections in USA (Parenteral, Injection); Infectious keratoconjuctivitis in Japan (Ophthalmic, Drops) (NanoViricides website, November 2017)
  • 13 Nov 2017 Preclinical trials in Retinal disorders in USA (Ophthalmic)
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