Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ACY-241; HDAC-IN-2

Latest Information Update: 17 Jan 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Harvard University
  • Developer Celgene Corporation
  • Class Antineoplastics; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action HDAC6 protein 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 Multiple myeloma
  • Phase I Malignant melanoma; Non-small cell lung cancer; Solid tumours

Most Recent Events

  • 12 Dec 2016 Chemical structure information added
  • 04 Dec 2016 Efficacy and safety data from a phase Ia/Ib clinical trial in Multiple myeloma released by Acetylon
  • 03 Jun 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Multiple myeloma in USA (PO)
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