VK 2809

Drug Profile

VK 2809

Alternative Names: MB-07811; VK2809

Latest Information Update: 25 Nov 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Metabasis Therapeutics
  • Developer University of Amsterdam; Viking Therapeutics
  • Class Antihyperlipidaemics; Obesity therapies; Organophosphorus compounds; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Thyroid hormone receptor beta agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase II Hypercholesterolaemia; Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Preclinical Adrenoleucodystrophy

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Nov 2016 Efficacy data from a phase Ib trial in Hypercholesterolaemia presented at the 89th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association (AHA-2016)
  • 01 Aug 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Hypercholesterolaemia in USA (PO)
  • 01 Aug 2016 Phase-II clinical trials in Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in USA (PO)
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