angelman syndrome

Ipsen bets on Exicure’s tech as better way to deliver neuro drugs deep into the brain

Ipsen is shoring up its neuroscience pipeline via a deal that gives it the option to license drugs that Exicure is developing for Huntington’s disease and Angelman syndrome. The programs are based on Exicure’s proprietary technology that produces nucleic acid therapies capable of delivery deep into the brain.

Ipsen forges $1bn alliance with Exicure on neurodegenerative diseases

Ipsen’s new chief executive David Loew pledged to ramp up spending on the company’s pipeline when he took the helm last year, and a flurry of licensing deals in the last few weeks shows that push is starting to gather momentum. The French company – which focusing on cancer, neuroscience and rare diseases – has …

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Angelman Syndrome Market: Insights Into The Recent Late-Stage Drug Failures And Novel Approaches To Treating This Rare Neurogenetic Disorder

Angelman syndrome (AS) is a complex genetic rare disorder that affects the nervous system. The first sign of a child suffering from Angelman syndrome is a delay in development, such as the inability to sit without support or making incoherent babbling sounds. The hallmarks of the syndrome constitute severe physical disabilities, delayed development, intellectual disability, …

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Healx uses AI to find drugs for Angelman Syndrome

The UK-based AI technology company Healx has begun a partnership with the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST), focusing on developing new therapies for the rare neurogenetic disorder. The latest project will focus on quickly identifying and progressing novel treatments for Angelman syndrome, which is caused by several genetic mutations. But the most significant is …

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Ovid Therapeutics and University of Connecticut Collaborate to Accelerate the Development of OV101 (gaboxadol) for Angelman Syndrome

Shots: Ovid will collaborate with UConn’s Stormy J. Chamberlain and secures exclusive access to identified genetic sequences for shRNA-based therapy. Ovid plans to leverage its translational medicine capabilities and drug development expertise in Angelman syndrome to advance OV101 into clinical Ovid is developing OV101 for Angelman syndrome to restore tonic inhibition addressing several core symptoms …

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