Navigation Links
Ampio Pharmaceuticals Awarded European Patent that Strengthens Intellectual Property Protection for its key drug Ampion™
Date:12/7/2011

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMPE) ("Ampio" or the "Company"), a company that discovers and develops new uses for previously approved drugs and new molecular entities ("NMEs"), today announced receipt of notification of the granting of a European patent with broad claims directed to compositions containing DA-DKP, a cyclic dipeptide diketopiperazine which is the active ingredient of Ampion™.  The patent also includes claims for these compositions that target clinical treatments for inflammation and inflammatory diseases and conditions, such as arthritis and allergies.

Dr. David Bar-Or, Ampio's Chief Scientific Officer, noted "This is an important, composition of matter patent that complements the already extensive and robust portfolio of worldwide issued patents for Ampion™. The mechanism of action of Ampion™, an innate human biological small molecular weight compound, is unique as it not only inhibits the early activation of memory T cells but also affects an upstream event in inflammation by tightening vascular permeability among other effects."

Dr. Vaughan Clift, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer further noted " We believe that multiple inflammatory conditions might benefit from this biological drug and the company is currently testing two such indications in clinical trials:

  • The Ampion™-In-Knee (AIK) clinical trial for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee being conducted in Australia.  This trial was recently expanded to include a direct comparison to steroids and vehicle control and is expected to conclude by the end of this year.
  • The IRB approved, randomized, vehicle-controlled, double-blinded study conducted at Centers for Allergy and Asthma in Denver, Colorado for the treatment of rhinitis.  This trial indicated that Ampion™ provides safe and effective anti-inflammatory relief when administered in nasal spray formulation to patients with nasal inflammation (rhinitis)."

About Ampion
Ampion™ is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that appears to have a significant role in the homeostasis of inflammation, so that it has the potential to be used in a broad array of inflammatory conditions which impact millions of patients.  Ampion™ is a molecule produced by humans in response to injury and is present in commercial human serum albumin (HSA) preparations. Ampion™ is protected globally by composition of matter and use patents. Because HSA and blood derived products are currently managed by the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research division of the FDA, Ampio believes this product will be classified as a biologic.

About Ampio Pharmaceuticals
Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops innovative proprietary drugs for metabolic disease, eye disease, kidney disease, inflammation, CNS disease, and male sexual dysfunction. The product pipeline includes new uses for previously approved drugs and new molecular entities ("NMEs"). By concentrating on development of new uses for previously approved drugs, approval timelines, costs and risk of clinical failure are reduced because these drugs have strong potential to be safe and effective while their shorter development times can significantly increase near term value. A key strategy includes actively exploring partnership, licensing and other collaboration

Contact: 
Investor Relations
Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
720-437-6500


'/>"/>
SOURCE Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Ampio Pharmaceuticals Announces Agreement to Acquire Key Drug Delivery Technology
2. Ampio Pharmaceuticals Expands Patent Portfolio of Drugs for Treating Inflammatory Diseases
3. Ampio Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results on Ampion™ Trial for Relief of Nasal Inflammation
4. Champions Oncology, Inc. Appoints Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to Management Team and Corporate Office Relocation
5. Ampio Pharmaceuticals Announces a Proof of Concept Trial of Danazol in the Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis Supports Mechanism of Action of Optina™
6. Ampio Pharmaceuticals Receives Notice of Allowance of its Two Patent Applications on the Combination of Zertane™ with Erectile Dysfunction Drugs in Canada
7. Ampio Announces Positive Results From 12-Week Open Label Extension Study of Zertane™ in Patients With Premature Ejaculation.
8. Champions Oncology Reports Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Financial Results
9. Ampio Pharmaceuticals Executes License and Development Agreement with Daewoong Co. Ltd. to Commercialize Zertane™ in South Korea
10. Ampio Pharmaceuticals Announces Treatment of First Patient in Phase 1b Ampion-In -Knee (AIK) Trial for Osteoarthritis in Australia
11. Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Releases Results From Phase III Clinical Trial of Zertane™ for the Treatment of Premature Ejaculation (PE), the Most Prevalent Form of Male Sexual Dysfunction
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2017)... 25, 2017  In response to the opioid epidemic ... Relief is working with Pfizer to make up to ... cost to community health centers, free and charitable clinics, ... "Pfizer has a long-standing commitment to improving ... patient safety through educational activities," said Caroline Roan ...
(Date:5/18/2017)... , May 18, 2017  Two Bayer U.S. ... Association (HBA) during its recent 28 th ... City.  The event showcases HBA,s longstanding mission of furthering ... of healthcare. Cindy Powell-Steffen , senior ... U.S. Radiology division, and Libby Howe , a ...
(Date:5/11/2017)... 11, 2017  Thornhill Research Inc. ( ... an $8,049,024 USD five-year, firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract by ... Commercial Corporation (CCC) ( Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ... administer general anesthesia to patients requiring emergency medical ... US Marine Corps have been a longtime partner ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/26/2017)... , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... first ever copper, antimicrobial, mesh back 24/7 task chair specifically designed for clinical ... “We are thrilled to partner with Cupron® to provide customers with a ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... After raising nearly $30,000 on Kickstarter , ... be available at a discounted crowdfunding price on Indiegogo . , “Along with ... also wanted to bring a fidget toy to the market that was made of ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... Silver Birch ... community, which is located on more than four acres of land at 5620 Sohl ... , The 103,000 square-foot building includes 125 studio and one-bedroom apartments. Each of ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Dr. Alex Rabinovich, a highly-skilled oral surgeon specializing in ... post on insurance options. If a Bay Area patient has to search for a ... money. Visiting an in-network provider for a second opinion can ensure a patient receives ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... “THE FLINTHILLS FAMILY-Our Journey to the Cross”: the personal journey of Bob ... is the creation of published authors, Bob and Margaret Massey. Bob Massey is small ... "panther quick and leather tough." His love for others is apparent in all of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):