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Vorinostat - Merck & Co

Drug Profile

Vorinostat - Merck & Co

Alternative Names: L-001079038; MK 0683; SAHA; Suberanilohydroxamic acid; Suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid; Zolinza

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Columbia University; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Developer Banyu; Bayer; Columbia University; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Groupe Francophone des Myelodysplasies; H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute; Indiana University; Massachusetts General Hospital; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Merck & Co; National Center for Tumor Diseases; Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Stanford University; Takeda; University Hospital Heidelberg; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Class Antineoplastics; Hydroxamic acids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Histone deacetylase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

    Yes - Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma; Multiple myeloma; Mesothelioma
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
  • Phase II Acute myeloid leukaemia; B-cell lymphoma; Breast cancer; Glioma; HIV-1 infections; Myelodysplastic syndromes; Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Phase I/II Leukaemia; Lymphoma; Solid tumours
  • Phase I Glioblastoma; Gliosarcoma
  • No development reported Brain metastases; Colorectal cancer; Hodgkin's disease
  • Discontinued Gynaecological cancer; Mesothelioma; Multiple myeloma; Non-small cell lung cancer; Pancreatic cancer; Sickle cell anaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 11 Jul 2018 University of North Carolina and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases terminates the pilot phase I VORVAX trial for HIV-1 infections in USA (PO) (NCT02707900)
  • 24 Jun 2018 Biomarkers information updated
  • 16 Mar 2018 Phase-I clinical trials in Glioblastoma (Combination therapy, Newly diagnosed) in USA (PO) (NCT03426891)
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