AZD 1979

Drug Profile

AZD 1979

Alternative Names: AZD-1979

Latest Information Update: 01 Sep 2014

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At a glance

  • Originator AstraZeneca
  • Class Obesity therapies
  • Mechanism of Action Melanin-concentrating hormone receptor modulators
  • 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 I Obesity

Most Recent Events

  • 28 Jul 2014 AstraZeneca terminates a phase I trial in healthy volunteers in USA after stopping criteria were reached (NCT02072993)
  • 31 Mar 2014 Phase-I clinical trials in Obesity (In volunteers) in USA (PO)
  • 25 Feb 2014 Preclinical trials in Obesity in United Kingdom (PO)
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