Research programme: vascular endothelial growth factor b - PhiloGene

Drug Profile

Research programme: vascular endothelial growth factor b - PhiloGene

Alternative Names: BiCentis; BiVastin; VEGFb

Latest Information Update: 22 Jun 2011

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At a glance

  • Originator University of Bristol
  • Developer Alcon; PhiloGene
  • Class Cytokines
  • Mechanism of Action Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Malignant melanoma

Highest Development Phases

  • No development reported Cancer; Retinal disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 26 Aug 2010 Alcon has been acquired by Novartis
  • 23 Jul 2009 Vascular endothelial growth factor b licensed to Alcon
  • 23 Jul 2009 Preclinical trials in Retinal disorders in USA (Ophthalmic)
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