Recordati receives Orphan Drug Designation for its investigational treatment for neurotrophic keratitis

Recordati today announced that the FDA has granted Orphan Drug Designation to Recordati Rare Disease’s investigational product REC 0559 for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis. REC 0559 is a low molecular weight non-peptidic human nerve growth factor (NGF) mimetic currently under global development by Recordati. REC 0559 was licensed in …

Recordati licenses an innovative treatment for neurotrophic keratitis

Recordati announced the signing of an exclusive license agreement with MimeTech for the development and subsequent commercialization on a global basis of a low molecular weight peptidomimetic of human nerve growth factor (NGF) for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis, which already received an Orphan Drug Designation in the EU. Additional …

“Negermin” receives orphan drug designation from the European Commission for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis

On 16/12/2014, orphan designation (EU/3/14/1400) was granted by the European Commission to MIMETECH S.r.l., Italy, for (1S,4R,5R,7S)-3,4-dibenzyl-2-oxo-6,8-dioxa-3-azabyciclo[3.2.1]octane-7-carboxylic acid-L-lysine for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis. Patients with neurotrophic keratitis have lower than normal levels of growth factors that are normally supplied by the trigeminal nerve and which play an important role …