LBS 008

Drug Profile

LBS 008

Alternative Names: LBS008

Latest Information Update: 02 Nov 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Columbia University
  • Developer Columbia University; Lin Bioscience
  • Class Eye disorder therapies
  • Mechanism of Action RBP4 protein inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Stargardt disease
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Preclinical Dry age-related macular degeneration; Stargardt disease

Most Recent Events

  • 27 Oct 2017 LBS 008 receives Orphan Drug status for Stargardt disease 1 in USA
  • 26 Oct 2017 Lin BioScience plans a phase I trial for Dry age-related macular degeneration in USA
  • 26 Oct 2017 Lin BioScience plans a phase I trial for Stargardt disease in USA
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