Patents by Inventor Barbara Pio

Barbara Pio has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220259188
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted certain 1-pyrazolyl, 5-, 6-disubstituted indazole derivatives of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, and ring A are as defined herein, which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and may be useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease and other diseases and disorders described herein. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of diseases, such as Parkinson's disease, in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Hua Zhou, John J. Acton, III, Michael J. Ardolino, Yi-Heng Chen, Peter H. Fuller, Anmol Gulati, Rebecca Elizabeth Johnson, William P. Kaplan, Solomon D. Kattar, Mitchell H. Keylor, Derun Li, Kaitlyn Marie Logan, Min Lu, Gregori J. Morriello, Santhosh F. Neelamkavil, Barbara Pio, Nunzio Sciammetta, Vladimir Simov, Jing Su, Luis Torres, Xin Yan
  • Patent number: 11174248
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted certain reversed indazole compounds of Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1A, R1B, X, Y, RZ and R2 are as defined herein, which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease and other diseases and disorders described herein. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: John Acton, David Annunziato Candito, J. Michael Ellis, Peter H. Fuller, Hakan Gunaydin, Blair T. Lapointe, Weiguo Liu, Joey L. Methot, Santhosh F. Neelamkavil, Barbara Pio, Vladimir Simov, Harold B. Wood
  • Patent number: 11072602
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael Miller, Harry R. Chobanian, Shuwen He, Jinsong Hao, Barbara Pio
  • Publication number: 20210188818
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted certain reversed indazole compounds of Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1A, R1B, X, Y, RZ and R2 are as defined herein, which are potent inhibitors of LRRK2 kinase and useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the LRRK2 kinase is involved, such as Parkinson's Disease and other diseases and disorders described herein. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which LRRK-2 kinase is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: John Acton, David Annunziato Candito, J. Michael Ellis, Peter H. Fuller, Hakan Gunaydin, Blair T. Lapointe, Weiguo Liu, Joey L. Methot, Santhosh F. Neelamkavil, Barbara Pio, Vladimir Simov, Harold B. Wood
  • Patent number: 10968232
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael Miller, Harry R. Chobanian, Shuwen He, Jinsong Hao, Barbara Pio, Yan Guo, Dong Xiao
  • Patent number: 10662171
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Harry Chobanian, Duane DeMong, Yan Guo, Barbara Pio, Christopher W. Plummer
  • Publication number: 20190367495
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael Miller, Harry R. Chobanian, Shuwen He, Jinsong Hao, Barbara Pio
  • Publication number: 20190337961
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael Miller, Harry R. Chobanian, Shuwen He, Jinsong Hao, Barbara Pio, Yan Guo, Dong Xiao
  • Patent number: 10059667
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Harry Chobanian, Duane DeMong, Yan Guo, Zhiyong Hu, Michael Miller, Barbara Pio, Christopher W. Plummer, Dong Xiao, Cangming Yang
  • Patent number: 10000484
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula (I) (Formula (I)) including pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, which are inhibitors of the ROMK (Kir1.1) channel. The compounds may be used as diuretic and/or natriuretic agents and for the therapy and prophylaxis of medical conditions including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension, heart failure and chronic kidney disease and conditions associated with excessive salt and water retention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Harry Chobanian, Barbara Pio, Yan Guo, Fa-Xiang Ding, Shuzhi Dong, Shawn P. Walsh, Jinlong Jiang, Dooseop Kim
  • Patent number: 9957219
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas Bara, Harry R. Chobanian, Yan Guo, Hubert Josien, Michael Miller, Barbara Pio, Christopher W. Plummer, Cangming Yang, Dong Xiao
  • Patent number: 9840512
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Linda L. Brockunier, Helen Chen, Harry R. Chobanian, Matthew J. H. Clements, Alejandro Crespo, Duane E. DeMong, Yan Guo, William K. Hagmann, Karen M. Marcantonio, Michael Miller, Barbara Pio, Christopher W. Plummer, Dong Xiao
  • Patent number: 9834563
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound represented by formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The compounds of formula I are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: William K. Hagmann, Bing Li, Jason W. Szewczyk, Bowei Wang, Dann Parker, Timothy Blizzard, Hubert Josien, Purakkattle Biju, Harry Chobanian, Candido Gude, Ravi P. Nargund, Barbara Pio, Qun Dang, Linus S. Lin, Bin Hu, Mingxiang Cui, Zhengxia Chen, Meibi Dai, Zaihong Zhang, Ying Lv, Lili Tian
  • Publication number: 20170275302
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula (I) and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, which are inhibitors of the ROMK (Kir1.1) channel. The compounds may be used as diuretic and/or natriuretic agents and for the therapy and prophylaxis of medical conditions including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension, heart failure and chronic kidney disease and conditions associated with excessive salt and water retention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Alexander Pasternak, Barbara Pio, Harry Chobanian, Zhi-Cai Shi, Shuzhi Dong, Yan Guo, Shawn P. Walsh, Zhiqiang Guo, Ronald D. Ferguson II, Brian Cato
  • Patent number: 9751881
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula I and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, which are inhibitors of the ROMK (Kir1.1) channel. The compounds may be used as diuretic and/or natriuretic agents and for the therapy and prophylaxis of medical conditions including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension, heart failure and chronic kidney disease and conditions associated with excessive salt and water retention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Haifeng Tang, Barbara Pio, Jinlong Jiang, Alexander Pasternak, Shuzhi Dong, Ronald Dale Ferguson, II, Zack Zhiqiang Guo, Harry Chobanian, Jessica Frie, Yan Guo, Zhicai Wu, Yang Yu, Ming Wang
  • Publication number: 20170217920
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Harry Chobanian, Duane DeMong, Yan Guo, Barbara Pio, Christopher W. Plummer
  • Publication number: 20170166578
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound represented by formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The compounds of formula I are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: William K. Hagmann, Bing Li, Jason W. Szewczyk, Bowei Wang, Dann Parker, Timothy Blizzard, Hubert Josien, Purakkattle Biju, Harry Chobanian, Candido Gude, Ravi P. Nargund, Barbara Pio, Qun Dang, Linus S. Lin, Bin Hu, Mingxiang Cui, Zhengxia Chen, Meibi Dai, Zaihong Zhang, Ying Lv, Lili Tian
  • Patent number: 9604998
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula I and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, which are inhibitors of the ROMK (Kir1.1) channel. The compounds may be used as diuretic and/or natriuretic agents and for the therapy and prophylaxis of medical conditions including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension, heart failure, kidney disease, edema, and conditions associated with excessive salt and water retention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Alexander Pasternak, Reynalda Keh DeJesus, Fa-Xiang Ding, Shuzhi Dong, Jessica L. Frie, Xin Gu, Jinlong Jiang, Aurash Shahripour, Barbara Pio, Haifeng Tang, Shawn Walsh
  • Patent number: 9573961
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula I and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, which are inhibitors of the ROMK (Kir1.1) channel. The compounds may be used as diuretic and/or natriuretic agents and for the therapy and prophylaxis of medical conditions including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension, heart failure and conditions associated with excessive salt and water retention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Alexander Pasternak, Reynalda Keh DeJesus, Jessica L. Frie, Barbara Pio, Haifeng Tang, Shawn P. Walsh
  • Patent number: 9527830
    Abstract: This invention relates to compounds having structural Formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof which are inhibitors of the Renal Outer Medullary Potassium (ROMK) channel (Kir1.1). The compounds of Formula I are useful as diuretics and natriuretics and therefore are useful for the therapy and prophylaxis of disorders resulting from excessive salt and water retention, including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and chronic and acute heart failure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Shawn Walsh, Alexander Pasternak, Brian Cato, Paul E. Finke, Jessica Frie, Qinghong Fu, Dooseop Kim, Barbara Pio, Aurash Shahripour, Zhi-Cai Shi, Haifeng Tang