Research programme: inhaled pirfenidone - Genoa Pharmaceuticals

Drug Profile

Research programme: inhaled pirfenidone - Genoa Pharmaceuticals

Alternative Names: Aerodone™; Aerosol pirfenidone; GP-101

Latest Information Update: 06 Aug 2014

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At a glance

  • Originator Genoa Pharmaceuticals
  • Developer Genoa Pharmaceuticals; McMaster University
  • Class
  • Mechanism of Action Collagen inhibitors; Cytokine inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preclinical Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Most Recent Events

  • 15 May 2017 Genoa Pharmaceuticals plans a clinical trial for Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis towards the end of 2017
  • 05 Aug 2014 Inhaled pirfenidone receives Orphan Drug status for Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in USA
  • 17 Jun 2013 Preclinical pharmacodynamics data in Pulmonary fibrosis released by Genoa Pharmaceuticals
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