Research programme: capsid assembly inhibitors - Arbutus Biopharma

Drug Profile

Research programme: capsid assembly inhibitors - Arbutus Biopharma

Alternative Names: ARB-168786; ARB-1820; ARB-880; Core protein inhibitors - Arbutus

Latest Information Update: 06 Sep 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Baruch S. Blumberg Institute; Drexel University College of Medicine; Enantigen Therapeutics
  • Developer Arbutus Biopharma
  • Class Hepatoprotectants; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Capsid protein inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preclinical Hepatitis B

Most Recent Events

  • 30 Aug 2016 Arbutus terminates its licence for VLP technology with Kuros
  • 22 Jul 2015 Tekmira intends to file IND applications for hepatitis B therapeutics in USA
  • 04 Mar 2015 OnCore Biopharma has merged with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation
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