Research programme: neurodegenerative disorders therapeutics - Herantis Pharma

Drug Profile

Research programme: neurodegenerative disorders therapeutics - Herantis Pharma

Alternative Names: CDNF - Herantis Pharma; Conserved dopamine neurotrophic factor - Herantis Pharma; HER-901

Latest Information Update: 03 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator University of Helsinki
  • Developer Herantis Pharma
  • Class Nerve growth factors
  • Mechanism of Action Nerve growth factor receptor modulators; Neuron stimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • 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.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Alzheimer's disease

Highest Development Phases

  • Preclinical Alzheimer's disease; Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Parkinson's disease

Most Recent Events

  • 25 Oct 2016 Herantis Pharma and Renishaw enter into a collaboration agreement for the first clinical study of cerebral dopamine neurotrophic factor in Parkinson's disease
  • 12 Oct 2016 Herantis Pharma announces intention to submit a CTA to the MHRA (Herantis Pharma pipeline, October 2016)
  • 12 Oct 2016 Herantis Pharma plans a phase I trial for Parkinson's disease in United Kingdom (Herantis Pharma pipeline, October 2016)
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