GR MD 02

Drug Profile

GR MD 02

Alternative Names: Galactoarabino-rhamnogalaturonate; GR-MD-02

Latest Information Update: 16 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Galectin Therapeutics
  • Developer Galectin Therapeutics; Providence Cancer Center; Providence Health & Services
  • Class Antifibrotics; Antineoplastics; Carbohydrates; Polysaccharides
  • Mechanism of Action Galectin 3 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 Hepatic fibrosis; Liver cirrhosis; Plaque psoriasis
  • Phase I Malignant melanoma
  • Clinical Phase Unknown Atopic dermatitis
  • Preclinical Breast cancer; Diabetic nephropathies; Prostate cancer; Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Discontinued Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Most Recent Events

  • 14 Mar 2017 Interim adverse events and efficacy data from a clinical trial in Atopic dermatitis released by Galectin
  • 07 Feb 2017 Interim efficacy and adverse events data from two phase Ib trials in Malignant melanoma released by Galectin Therapeutics
  • 27 Sep 2016 Galectin Therapeutics completes enrolment in the NASH-CX phase II trial for Cirrhosis and Hepatic fibrosis in USA
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