Drug Profile


Alternative Names: VB-15; VBP-15

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator ReveraGen BioPharma
  • Developer National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; ReveraGen BioPharma; University of Pittsburgh
  • Class Anti-inflammatories; Antianaemics; Antiasthmatics; Corticosteroids; Glucocorticoids; Pregnatrienes; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Glucocorticoid receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Phase I Asthma; Cystic fibrosis; Inflammatory bowel diseases; Multiple sclerosis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Sickle cell anaemia
  • Discontinued Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Spinal muscular atrophy

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Jan 2017 ReveraGen BioPharma initiates an extension phase II trial for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (In children) in USA (PO) (NCT03038399)
  • 07 Nov 2016 ReveraGen BioPharma plans a phase IIb trial for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • 03 Nov 2016 Actelion obtains an option to in-license vamorolone for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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