Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ARA-290

Latest Information Update: 07 Nov 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Araim Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Araim Pharmaceuticals; Karolinska Institute; Queens University Belfast
  • Class Analgesics; Anti-inflammatories; Antirheumatics; Peptides
  • Mechanism of Action Erythropoietin receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Sarcoidosis; Neuropathic pain; Transplant rejection
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Depressive disorders; Diabetic macular oedema; Diabetic neuropathies; Ischaemia; Neuropathic pain; Rheumatoid arthritis; Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Preclinical Retinal disorders; Transplant rejection
  • No development reported Radiation injuries

Most Recent Events

  • 04 Nov 2017 No recent reports of development identified for preclinical development in Radiation-injuries in USA (IV, Infusion)
  • 08 May 2017 Efficacy data from a phase IIb trial in Neuropathic pain released by Araim Pharmaceuticals
  • 29 Apr 2017 Pharmacodynamics data from a preclinical trial in Transplant rejection presented at the 2017 American Transplant Congress (ATC-2017)
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