Drug Profile


Alternative Names: CHR-2845; Tefinostat tartrate

Latest Information Update: 01 Oct 2015

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At a glance

  • Originator Chroma Therapeutics
  • Developer Cardiff University; Chroma Therapeutics
  • Class Antineoplastics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Histone deacetylase 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

  • Phase II Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia
  • Phase I/II Inflammation
  • No development reported Haematological malignancies; Lymphoma

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Sep 2015 Phase-II clinical trials in Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia in United Kingdom (PO) (ISRCTN17394489)
  • 17 Sep 2015 No recent reports on development identified - Phase-I for Haematological malignancies and Lymphoma in Belgium, France, Netherlands (PO)
  • 05 Mar 2015 Tefinostat is still in phase I/II trials for Inflammation (associated with cancer in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma) in United Kingdom
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