Research programme: erythropoietin receptor agonists - Viking Therapeutics

Drug Profile

Research programme: erythropoietin receptor agonists - Viking Therapeutics

Alternative Names: EPO receptor agonists - Viking Therapeutics; LG 5640

Latest Information Update: 06 Feb 2015

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Neurogen Corporation
  • Developer Viking Therapeutics
  • Class Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Erythropoiesis stimulants; Erythropoietin receptor agonists
  • 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
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preclinical Anaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 06 Feb 2015 Preclinical development is ongoing in USA
  • 22 May 2014 Erythropoietin receptor agonists research programme licensed to Viking Therapeutics worldwide
  • 05 Dec 2010 Pharmacodynamics data from a Preclinical study in Anaemia released by Ligand
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