PL-8177 is under clinical development by Palatin Technologies and currently in Phase II for Ulcerative Colitis. According to GlobalData, Phase II drugs for Ulcerative Colitis have a 44% phase transition success rate (PTSR) indication benchmark for progressing into Phase III. GlobalData’s report assesses how PL-8177’s drug-specific PTSR and Likelihood of Approval (LoA) scores compare to the indication benchmarks. Buy the report here.

GlobalData tracks drug-specific phase transition and likelihood of approval scores, in addition to indication benchmarks based off 18 years of historical drug development data. Attributes of the drug, company and its clinical trials play a fundamental role in drug-specific PTSR and likelihood of approval.

PL-8177 overview

PL-8177 is under development for the treatment of Inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis, nephritis, non-infectious intermediate, posterior, pan, and non- infectious chronic anterior uveitis, diabetic retinopahty, lung fibrosis, and  It is administered subcutaneously and orally. The drug candidate acts by targeting the melanocortin receptor-1 (MC1R).

It was also under development for the treatment of dermatological diseases and Inflammation, coronavirus disease 2019 caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

Palatin Technologies overview

Palatin Technologies (Palatin) is a biopharmaceutical company that develops receptor specific peptide therapeutics. The company’s medicines are based on molecules that control the activity of the melanocortin and natriuretic peptide receptor systems. Its lead product includes Vyleesi, indicated for the treatment of premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder. Palatin clinical pipeline includes melanocortin receptor programs such as PL-8177 MC1r Agonist (oral) for inflammatory bowel disease; PL9643 MCr Agonist for dry eye diseases; PL-8177 MC1r Agonist (systemic) for Covid-19 infection; and MC4r Agonist for diabetic retinopathy. Its natriuretic peptide receptor programs include PL-3994 NPR-A for heart failure and PL-5028 NPR-A/C Agonist for heart failure and fibrosis. Palatin is headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey, the US.

For a complete picture of PL-8177’s drug-specific PTSR and LoA scores, buy the report here.

This content was updated on 2 September 2023

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