Research programme: anti-fibrotics - Shire

Drug Profile

Research programme: anti-fibrotics - Shire

Alternative Names: FT-01; FT-026; FT-061; FT-071; SHP-628; Tranilast analogues - Shire

Latest Information Update: 13 May 2014

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At a glance

  • Originator Fibrotech Therapeutics; University of Melbourne
  • Developer Shire
  • Class Anthranilic acids; Halogenated hydrocarbons; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Collagen inhibitors; Platelet-derived growth factor 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

  • Preclinical Arthritis; Chronic heart failure; Kidney disorders; Pulmonary fibrosis

Most Recent Events

  • 02 May 2014 Shire acquires Fibrotech Therapeutics
  • 12 Mar 2014 Preclinical trials in Arthritis in Australia (unspecified route)
  • 12 Mar 2014 Preclinical trials in Chronic heart failure in Australia (unspecified route)
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