Patents by Inventor David Richard Newell

David Richard Newell 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).

  • Patent number: 8131527
    Abstract: The present invention relates to FGFR pharmacophores, and in particular to compounds which are capable of binding to FGFR with greater affinity than their binding to VEGFR and methods of identifying such compounds using the pharmacophore. The present invention further relates to compositions, methods and uses of the compounds and the pharmacophores disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: Astex Therapeutics Ltd.
    Inventors: Gordon Saxty, Valerio Berdini, David Richard Newell, Owen Callaghan, Maria Grazia Carr, Miles Stuart Congreve, Adrian Liam Gill, Andrew Madin, Christopher William Murray
  • Patent number: 7732483
    Abstract: A compound of formula I: and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof, wherein: R1 and R2 are independently selected from hydrogen, an optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; Q is —NH—C(?O)— or —O—; Y is an optionally substituted C1-5 alkylene group; X is selected from SR3 or NR4R5, wherein, R3, or R4 and R5 are independently selected from hydrogen, optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, or C3-20 heterocyclyl groups, or R4 and R5 may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; if Q is —O—, X is additionally selected from —C(?O)—NR6R7, wherein R6 and R7 are independently selected from hydrogen, optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, or C3-20 heterocyclyl gro
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2010
    Assignees: Kudos Pharmaceuticals Limited, Cancer Research Technology Limited
    Inventors: Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Keith Allan Menear, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Laurent Jean Martin Rigoreau, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Ian Robert Hardcastle, Kappusamy Saravanan
  • Patent number: 7696203
    Abstract: Compounds of formula I: wherein A, B and D are respectively selected from the group consisting of: (i) CH, NH, C; (ii) CH, N, N; and (iii) CH, O, C; the dotted lines represent two double bonds in the appropriate locations; and where Z is selected from S, O, C(?O), CH2 and NH are disclosed for use in inhibiting DNA-PK.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2010
    Assignees: Kudos Pharmaceuticals Limited, Cancer Research Technology Limited
    Inventors: Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Keith Allan Menear, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Xiao-ling Cockcroft, Mark Frigerio, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, Ian Robert Hardcastle, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Kappusamy Saravanan, Marine Desage-El Murr
  • Patent number: 7674823
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of compounds of formula (I) and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof, in the preparation of a medicament for inhibiting the activity of DNA-PK, wherein R1 and R2 are independently hydrogen, an optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; X and Y are selected from CR4 and O, O and CR?4 and NR?4 and N, where the unsaturation is in the appropriate place in the ring, and where one of R3 and R4 or R?4 is an optionally substituted C3-20 heteroaryl or C5-20 aryl group, and the other of R3 and R4 or R?4 is H, or R3 and R4 or R?4 together are —A—B—, which collectively represent a fused optionally substituted aromatic ring. The compounds also selectively inhibit the activity of DNA-PK compared to PI 3-kinase and/or ATM.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2010
    Assignee: Cancer Research Technology Limited
    Inventors: Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, Ian Robert Hardcastle, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Laurent Jean Martin Rigoreau, Xiao-ling Fan Cockcroft, Vincent Junior Ming-lai Loh, Paul Workman, Florence Irene Raynaud, Bernard Paul Nutley
  • Publication number: 20080242664
    Abstract: A compound of formula I: and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof, wherein: R1 and R2 are independently selected from hydrogen, an optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; Q is —NH—C(?O)— or —O—; Y is an optionally substituted C1-5 alkylene group; X is selected from SR3 or NR4R5, wherein, R3, or R4 and R5 are independently selected from hydrogen, optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, or C3-20 heterocyclyl groups, or R4 and R5 may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; if Q is —O—, X is additionally selected from —C(?O)—NR6R7, wherein R6 and R7 are independently selected from hydrogen, optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, or C3-20 heterocyclyl gro
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Publication date: October 2, 2008
    Applicants: KUDOS PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED, CANCER RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Keith Allan Menear, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Laurent Jean Martin Rigoreau, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Ian Robert Hardcastle, Kappusamy Saravanan
  • Patent number: 7402607
    Abstract: A compound of formula I: and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof, wherein: R1 and R2 are independently selected from hydrogen, an optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; Q is —NH—C(?O)— or —O—; Y is an optionally substituted C1-5 alkylene group; X is selected from SR3 or NR4R5, wherein, R3, or R4 and R5 are independently selected from hydrogen, optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, or C3-20 heterocyclyl groups, or R4 and R5 may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; if Q is —O—, X is additionally selected from —C(?O)—NR6R7, wherein R6 and R7 are independently selected from hydrogen, optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, or C3-20 heterocyclyl
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2008
    Assignees: Kudos Pharmaceuticals Limited, Cancer Research Technology Limited
    Inventors: Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Keith Allan Menear, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Laurent Jean Martin Rigoreau, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Ian Robert Hardcastle, Kappusamy Saravanan
  • Patent number: 7226918
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of compounds of formula (I) and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof, in the preparation of a medicament for inhibiting the activity of DNA-PK, wherein R1 and R2 are independently hydrogen, an optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; X and Y are selected from CR4 and O, O and CR?4 and NR?4 and N, where the unsaturation is in the appropriate place in the ring, and where one of R3 and R4 or R?4 is an optionally substituted C3-20 heteroaryl or C5-20 aryl group, and the other of R3 and R4 or R?4 is H, or R3 and R4 or R?4 together are -A-B—, which collectively represent a fused optionally substituted aromatic ring. The compounds also selectively inhibit the activity of DNA-PK compared to PI 3-kinase and/or ATM.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2007
    Assignee: Cancer Research Technology Limited
    Inventors: Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, Ian Robert Hardcastle, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Laurent Jean Martin Rigoreau, Xiao-ling Fan Cockcroft, Vincent Junior Ming-lai Loh, Paul Workman, Florence Irene Raynaud, Bernard Paul Nutley
  • Patent number: 7105518
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of formula (I) and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof, wherein R1 and R2 are independently hydrogen, an option ally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; and R3 is an optionally substituted C3-20 heterocyclyl or C5-20 aryl group, and their use as pharmaceuticals, particularly in treating diseases which are retroviral mediated or ameliorated by the inhibition of DNA-PK,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2006
    Assignee: Cancer Research Technology Limited
    Inventors: Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, Ian Robert Hardcastle, Laurent Jean Martin Rigoreau, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Paul Workman, Florence Irene Raynaud, Bernard Paul Nutley
  • Publication number: 20060074073
    Abstract: This invention generally relates to use of 8-fluoro-2{4-[(methylamino)methyl]phenyl}-1,3,4,5-tetrahydro-6H-azepino[5,4,3-cd]indol-6-one represented by formula 1 as a chemosensitizer that enhances the efficacy of cytotoxic drugs or radiotherapy. This invention provides pharmaceutical combinations of 8-fluoro-2{4-[(methylamino)methyl]phenyl}-1,3,4,5-tetrahydro-6H-azepino[5,4,3-cd]indol-6-one, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and at least one additional therapeutic agent, kits containing such combinations and methods of using such combinations to treat subjects suffering from diseases such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2005
    Publication date: April 6, 2006
    Inventors: Heidi Marie Steinfeldt, Theodore James Boritzki, Alan Hilary Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Mohamed Raza Dewji, Zdenek Hostomsky, Christopher Jones, Rhonda Kaufman, Karen Klamerus, David Richard Newell, Elizabeth Ruth Plummer, Steven Reich, Ian Stratford, Huw David Thomas, Kay Janine Williams
  • Publication number: 20040192687
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of compounds of formula (I) and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof, in the preparation of a medicament for inhibiting the activity of DNA-PK, wherein R1 and R2 are independently hydrogen, an optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; X and Y are selected from CR4 and O, O and CR′4 and NR″4 and N, where the unsaturation is in the appropriate place in the ring, and where one of R3 and R4 or R′4 is an optionally substituted C3-20 heteroaryl or C5-20 aryl group, and the other of R3 and R4 or R′4 is H, or R3 and R4 or R″4 together are —A—B—, which collectively represent a fused optionally substituted aromatic ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2004
    Publication date: September 30, 2004
    Inventors: Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, Ian Robert Hardcastle, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Laurent Jean Martin Rigoreau, Xiao-ling Fan Cockcroft, Vincent Junior Ming-lai Loh, Paul Workman, Florence Irene Raynaud, Bernard Paul Nutley
  • Publication number: 20040110775
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a series of CDK-inhibiting purine derivatives of structural formula (I), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt and/or prodrug form thereof, wherein: X is O, S or CHRX where RX is H or C1-14 alkyl; D is NZ1Z2 where Z1 is selected from H, C1-4 alkyl, C1-4 hydroxyalkyl, an unsubstituted or substituted aryl or heteroaryl, and an unsubstituted or substituted aralkyl or heteroaralkyl group, and Z2 is selected from an unsubstituted or substituted aryl or heteroaryl, and an unsubstituted or substituted aralkyl or heteroaralkyl group; A is selected from H, C1-4 alkyl, C1-4 alkoxy, hydroxy, CH2(CH2)nOH (n=1-4), and NRa1Ra2 where Ra1 and Ra2 are each independently H or C1-4 alkyl; B is selected from H, halo, C1-4 alkyl, C1-4 alkoxy, CF3, an optionally substituted aryl or an optionally substituted aralkyl, and a hydroxy group that may undergo a C═O tautomeric rearrangement; and Y comprises an unsubstituted or substituted 4- to 8-membered carbocyclic or heterocyclic ring, optio
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2004
    Publication date: June 10, 2004
    Inventors: Roger John Griffin, Alan Hilary Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Bernard Thomas Golding, Ian Robert Hardcastle, David Richard Newell, Philip John Jewsbury, Francis Thomas Boyle, Jane Anne Endicott, Martin Edward Mantyla Noble
  • Patent number: 6316455
    Abstract: A range of 3-oxybenzamide compounds and related quinazolinone compounds are disclosed which can act as potent inhibitors of the DNA repair enzyme poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase or PARP enzyme (EC 2.4.2.30), and which thereby can provide useful therapeutic compounds for use in conjunction with DNA-damaging cytotoxic drugs or radiotherapy to potentiate the effects of the latter. The coumpounds disclosed include 3-benzyloxybenzamides, 3-oxybenzamides in which a chain of 5 or more methylene groups terminate in a halogen atom or in a purin-9-yl moiety, certain benzoxazole-4-carboxamide compounds and certain quinazolinone compounds. In formula X and Y together may form a bride —X—Y— that represents the grouping (a), (b) or (c) wherein R5 is H, alkyl, aryl or aralkyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 1999
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2001
    Assignee: Newcastle University Ventures Limited
    Inventors: Roger John Griffin, Alan Hilary Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, David Richard Newell, Bernard Thomas Golding
  • Patent number: 6156739
    Abstract: Phosphate derivatives are disclosed of quinazolinone compounds having structural formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein X' represent hydroxyl, alkyl, alkoxy, or O--Z where Z is a phosphate or phosphate derivative; Y' represents hydrogen, alkyl or an optionally substituted aryl group or optionally substituted aralkyl group; and R' is hydrogen, alkyl, or CH.sub.2 --O--Z where Z is again a phosphate or phosphate derivative; subject to the proviso that if neither X' nor R' contains Z, Y' is an aryl or aralkyl group having an O--Z substituent therein with Z once again being a phosphate or phosphate derivative as hereinabove defined. These compounds are useful as prodrugs for providing active PARP inhibiting substances for medical use in conjunction with a cytotoxic drug or radiotherapy in order to increase the effectiveness of the latter, especially in connection with antitumor treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2000
    Assignee: Newcastle University Ventures Limited
    Inventors: Roger John Griffin, Alan Hilary Calvert, Jane Nicola Curtin, David Richard Newell, Bernard Thomas Golding
  • Patent number: 6100283
    Abstract: Benzimidazole-4-carboxamide compounds (I) which can act as potent inhibitors of the DNA repair enzyme poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase or PARP enzyme (EC 2.4.2.30), and which thereby can provide useful therapeutic compounds for use in conjunction with DNA-damaging cytotoxic drugs or radiotherapy to potentiate the effects of the latter. In formula (I), R and R' may each be selected independently from hydrogen, alkyl, hydroxyalkyl (e.g. CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2 OH), acyl (e.g. acetyl or benzoyl) or an optionally substituted aryl (e.g. phenyl) or aralkyl (e.g. benzyl or carboxybenzyl) group. R is generally a substituted phenyl group in the most preferred compounds. The compounds may also be used in the form of pharmaceutically acceptable salts or pro-drugs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 1998
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2000
    Assignee: Newcastle University Ventures Limited
    Inventors: Roger John Griffin, Alan Hilary Calvert, Jane Nicola Curtain, David Richard Newell, Bernard Thomas Golding
  • Patent number: 6015827
    Abstract: Benzoxazole carboxamides are disclosed which can act as potent inhibitors of the DNA repair enzyme poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase or PARP enzyme (EC 2.4.2.30), and which thereby can provide useful therapeutic compounds for use in conjunction with DNA-damaging cytotoxic drugs or radiotherapy to potentiate the effects of the latter. Representative of the compounds are 2-methyl, 2-t-butyl, 2-phenyl or 2-(4-methoxyphenyl) benzoxazole-4-carboxamide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 1998
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2000
    Assignee: Newcastle University Ventures Limited
    Inventors: Roger John Griffin, Alan Hilary Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, David Richard Newell, Bernard Thomas Golding
  • Patent number: 5756510
    Abstract: A range of 3-oxybenzamide compounds and related quinazolinone compounds are disclosed which can act as potent inhibitors of the DNA repair enzyme poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase or PARP enzyme (EC 2.4.2.30), and which thereby can provide useful therapeutic compounds for use in conjunction with DNA-damaging cytotoxic drugs or radiotherapy to potentiate the effects of the latter. The compounds disclosed include 3-benzyloxybenzamides, 3-oxybenzamides in which a chain of 5 or more methylene groups terminate in a halogen atom or in a purin-9-yl moiety, certain benzoxazole-4-carboxamide compounds and certain quinazolinone compounds. In formula X and Y together may form a bride --X--Y-- that represents the grouping (a), (b) or (c )wherein R.sup.5 is H, alkyl, aryl or aralkyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 1996
    Date of Patent: May 26, 1998
    Assignee: Newcastle University Ventures Limited
    Inventors: Roger John Griffin, Alan Hilary Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, David Richard Newell, Bernard Thomas Golding