Omesdafexor is under clinical development by Metacrine and currently in Phase II for Type 2 Diabetes. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Type 2 Diabetes have a 37% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how Omesdafexor’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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Omesdafexor overview

Omesdafexor (MET-409) is under development for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea and inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. It is administered orally. The drug candidate acts by targeting farnesoid X activated receptor (FXR). It was under development for treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Metacrine overview

Metacrine is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the development of therapies for the treatment of patients with liver and gastrointestinal diseases. The company develops its proprietary portfolio of non-bile acid FXR agonists through its chemistry and biology platform. Its lead program includes MET409, a next-generation farnesoid X receptor (FXR) agonist intended for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea and inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The company also develops a pipeline of drug candidates for the treatment of inflammation and fibrosis. Metacrine is headquartered in San Diego, California, the US.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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