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Tx name MPP-021
Description A clinically validated cognitive enhancer with newly discovered anticonvulsant, neuroprotective and analgesic effects is in development as the multifunctional mechanism-based CNS drug candidate for the treatment of neurological and neurodegenerative diseases and disorders. Novel analogs of MPP-021 have improved profile as potential AEDs and adjuvant analgesics, particularly for the treatment of neuropathic pain.
Company MediProPharma
Overview Challenges: Selection of at least two therapeutic indications for clinical development of MPP-021 to maximize the drug developmental potential. Identification of the IND candidate as a novel AED and adjuvant analgesic from novel analogs of MPP-021 via comprehensive in vivo profiling of at least two candidate compounds.
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Partnerships Need Early-stage partnering with big pharma or Series B investment in mid-2010.
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