Research programme: brain injury therapies - Edge Therapeutics

Drug Profile

Research programme: brain injury therapies - Edge Therapeutics

Alternative Names: EG-1960; EG-1961; EG-1964; NimoGel™

Latest Information Update: 09 Sep 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Edge Therapeutics
  • Developer Edge Therapeutics; University of Toronto
  • Class Dihydropyridines; Nicotinic-acids
  • Mechanism of Action Calcium channel antagonists; Chymotrypsin inhibitors; Kallikrein inhibitors; Plasmin inhibitors; Trypsin inhibitors
  • 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 No
  • Available For Licensing Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preclinical Cerebral ischaemia; Subdural haematoma
  • Research Brain injuries; Neurological disorders

Most Recent Events

  • 09 Sep 2016 Early research in Neurological disorders in USA before September 2016 (Edge Therapeutics, September 2016)
  • 18 Nov 2014 Edge Therapeutics enters into a collaboration with St. Michael's Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Toronto, to discover therapeutics for the treatment of a variety of acute neurological conditions resulting from neurovascular instability
  • 08 Sep 2014 Edge Therapeutics selects EG 1964 as the second product candidate for the prophylactic treatment of chronic subdural haematoma to prevent recurrent bleeding on the brain surface
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