Opaganib is under clinical development by RedHill Biopharma and currently in Phase I for Solid Tumor. According to GlobalData, Phase I drugs for Solid Tumor have a 70% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase II. GlobalData’s report assesses how Opaganib’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

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Opaganib overview

Opaganib (ABC-294640) is under development for the treatment of renal interstitial fibrosis, advanced, unresectable intra-hepatic,  gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome (GI-ARS), mustard gas (sulfur mustard) poisoning, perihilar and extra-hepatic cholangiocarcinoma, non-small cell lung cancer, advanced solid tumors, pancreatic cancer, bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma), colorectal cancer, metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer, Pseudomonas aeruginosa-induced lung injury, radiation-induced lung inflammation and fibrosis, acute kidney injury, pneumonia, coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and Ebola virus infection, chikungunya virus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection. It is under development for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. It is administered orally as a capsule. It is an aryladamantane derivative. The drug candidate acts by targeting sphingosine kinase-2 (SK2), dihydroceramide desaturase and glucosylceramide synthase. The drug candidate is a new chemical entity. It was also under development for multiple myeloma, hepatocellular carcinoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, kaposi sarcoma and retinopathy, primary effusion lymphoma, liver transplantation, ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis. It was also under development as a radioprotectant for the prevention of mucositis and head and neck cancer.

RedHill Biopharma overview

RedHill Biopharma (RedHill) is a specialty biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes therapeutics for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases and cancer. The company’s commercial product portfolio consists of branded prescription drugs including a combination of omeprazole, amoxicillin and rifabutin omeprazole; naloxegol; and rifamycin. RedHill is investigating its pipeline candidates for the treatment of Crohn’s disease, non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection (NTM) infections, gastroenteritis, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), bowel cleanser, cancer and novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The company has a subsidiary in the US. RedHill is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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This content was updated on 10 June 2024

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