GR MD 02

Drug Profile

GR MD 02

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

Latest Information Update: 15 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Galectin Therapeutics
  • Developer Galectin Therapeutics; Providence Cancer Center; Providence Health & Services
  • Class Antifibrotics; Antineoplastics; Antipsoriatics; Carbohydrates; Hepatoprotectants; Polysaccharides; Skin disorder therapies
  • 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 Atopic dermatitis; Hepatic fibrosis; Liver cirrhosis; Plaque psoriasis
  • Phase I Head and neck cancer; Lung cancer; Malignant melanoma; Orofacial cancer
  • Preclinical Breast cancer; Diabetic nephropathies; Fibrosis; Prostate cancer; Pulmonary fibrosis; Renal fibrosis
  • Discontinued Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Most Recent Events

  • 12 Sep 2017 Galectin Therapeutics receives decision to grant patent for GR MD 02 in China
  • 25 Jul 2017 Galectin Therapeutics receives patent allowance for GR MD 02 in USA
  • 21 Jun 2017 Galectin Therapeutics receives patent allowance for GR MD 02 in USA
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