Navigation Links
Mapi Pharma Granted United States Patent Covering Glatiramer Depot for Multiple Sclerosis
Date:5/6/2013

NESS ZIONA, Israel, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Mapi Pharma Ltd. (Mapi), developer of complex bulk Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), generic and innovative intermediates, and finished dosage forms based on selected drug delivery systems, announced today that the company has been granted a United States patent for a long acting depot formulation of glatiramer acetate. The formulation is under development as a once-a-month treatment for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The existing glatiramer acetate dosage form on the market today requires daily administrations (by injection).

US Patent number 8,377,885 B2 is titled Depot Systems Comprising Glatiramer or Pharmacologically Acceptable Salt Thereof. The glatiramer acetate depot formulation described therein is to be injected once-a-month under the skin or into a muscle for a prolonged release of the therapeutic agent.

"It is a bright day both for MS patients and Mapi Pharma. Today's news strengthens Mapi's patent position, supports its business plan and advances the company one step closer to bringing MS patients an improved drug to be administered once-a-month," said Mapi Pharma President & CEO Mr. Ehud Marom .

MS is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system. Symptoms include numbness in the limbs, paralysis and loss of vision. Symptoms are unpredictable and differ from one person to another. The global market for MS pharmaceuticals is estimated to be approximately US $10 billion.

About Mapi-Pharma

Mapi Pharma (Mapi) is an international pharmaceutical company specializing in complex bulk Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), generic and innovative intermediates, high development barrier generics and novel finished dosage forms based on selected drug delivery systems. Mapi is built on strong chemical and pharmaceutical R&a
'/>"/>

SOURCE Mapi Pharma Ltd. (Mapi)
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. For Pharma Companies, Launching Multiple Similar Products Can Be a "Good Problem" but Requires Smart Resourcing
2. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals to Hold First Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on May 8, 2013
3. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Provides Efinconazole Update
4. Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports First Quarter 2013 Financial Results
5. Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter Financial Results
6. OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Provides Clinical Development Program Overview and Reports Financial Results for First Quarter 2013
7. Webcast Alert: Isis Pharmaceuticals First Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call
8. 2013 Pharmaceutical Drug Naming Trends
9. SynteractHCR Addressing Successful Ways to Approach Sponsor and CRO Collaboration at May Pharmaceutical Events in US and Europe
10. Optimer Pharmaceuticals to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss First Quarter 2013 Financial Results
11. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company launch educational campaign about emerging science in type 2 diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... DALLAS , Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com ... to its store . (Photo: ... consumption upgrade and policy support, China,s ... the years, with total market size rising from 3.28 ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and ... national contracts that expand its portfolio to provide hospital ... These include manufacturer product and service agreements, as well ... IT consulting support. New Novation agreements ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... BreedIT Corp (OTC: BRDT), through its Israeli ... sophisticated agro-breeding solutions for plant breeders and researchers, today ... of directors appointed chemistry and pharmaceutical industry expert Dr. ... the board. From 1975 to 2012, Dr. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 3
(Date:4/24/2014)... is better to give than to receive at least ... study suggests. , The study found that 15- and 16-year-olds ... money to family members, are less likely to become depressed ... or keeping the money for themselves. , The researchers detail ... of Sciences . , The study focused on the ventral ...
(Date:4/24/2014)... Ore. An Oregon State University researcher has found ... of the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in very ... be the first to show a direct relationship between ... fine and gross motor skills should be included in ... MacDonald, an assistant professor in OSU,s College of Public ...
(Date:4/24/2014)... led by a scientist at the University of York ... in the development of the nervous system may also ... cancer., A research team, led by Dr Will ... of Biology at York, has studied how voltage-gated sodium ... channels are found in the membranes of excitable cells, ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Pregnant immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America ... pregnancy, according to new research from St. Michael,s ... British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology , ... among immigrants and native-born women in six high-immigration ... Spain (Catalonia and Valencia) and the United States ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal ... recipient of the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, conferred ... Medicine . The award will be given on June ... Manhattan, followed by scientific presentations by Dr. O,Shea and ... Institutes of Health. , The award, which includes a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study: Altruistic adolescents less likely to become depressed 2Health News:Motor skill deficiencies linked to autism severity in new research 2Health News:Breast cancer replicates brain development process 2Health News:Pregnancy complications may be more common in immigrants from certain regions 2Health News:NIH scientist to receive Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine 2
... Civility Mutual, based in,Santa Fe, New Mexico, launches ... offer education, training and CMEs for physician - ... tools and assessments their residents need to fulfill ... "Civility in health care begins with effective ...
... in materials such as paints, printing and dry ... and is thought to damage the central nervous ... attention and psychomotor function, frequently persists even after ... chronic solvent-induced encephalopathy (CSE). Although CSE is an ...
... profession employs more than 786,000 workers, CHICAGO, ... announced the release of its updated statistical map ... 2006" that details how,many employees, broken down into ... dental profession. The map also provides figures for ...
... Ala. -- Laboratory studies by University of Alabama ... investigational drug triphendiol (NV-196) causes cell death in ... tumor growth and sensitizes tumors to chemotherapy treatments. ... Ewan Tytler, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB ...
... becomes practical for treating human diseases, researchers must master ... at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia have advanced delivery ... bind to a variety of gene therapy vectors and ... genes at a disease site. , In an animal ...
... small business health,initiative but urges strengthened pre-existing ... The National Patient,Advocate Foundation (NPAF) today endorsed ... (SHOP), but called for stronger protections,to protect ... NPAF CEO and President Nancy Davenport-Ennis, "The ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Health Care Company to Offer Training and CMEs on Physician - Patient Communications and Helps Fulfill ACGME Requirements 2Health News:Disturbances in brain circuitry linked to chronic exposure to solvents 2Health News:Academy of General Dentistry Releases Updated Employment Statistical Map 2Health News:UAB study shows investigational drug may treat biliary cancers 2Health News:In blood vessel stents, innovative materials allow better control, delivery of gene therapy 2Health News:In blood vessel stents, innovative materials allow better control, delivery of gene therapy 3Health News:Small Businesses and the Self-Employed Need Stronger Coverage Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions 2
... demanding smaller, higher performing systems specifically ... operational challenges. The new Philips HD11 ... for superb High Definition performance; elegant ... and a versatile suite of applications ...
... Ophthalmics introduces Tear Pool punctum plugs. Tear Pool ... silicone resin with no additives via a precision ... durometer rating, which is designed to facilitate insertion ... maintains its position in the punctum. The cap ...
The Cardiff Acuity Test is designed specifically for,acuity measurement in children aged 1 to 3 years. The,test is also helpful with other age groups with,intellectual impairment, dementia, hea...
... be the world wide sole distributor of ... from conventional drug eluting stents, the CONOR ... eluting stent designed to provide advanced drug ... release profiles to be tailored to optimize ...
Medicine Products: