Patents by Inventor Fernand Labrie

Fernand Labrie 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: 10342805
    Abstract: Novel methods for reduction or elimination the incidence of hot flushes, vasomotor symptoms, and night sweats while decreasing the risk of acquiring breast, uterine or endometrial cancer and furthermore having beneficial effect by inhibiting the development of osteoporosis, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemia, atherosclerosis, hypertension, insulin resistance, diabetes type 2, loss of muscle mass, adiposity, Alzheimer's disease, loss of cognition, loss of memory, or vaginal dryness in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of an amount of a sex steroid precursor, particularly dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and an antiestrogen or a selective estrogen receptor modulator, particularly compounds having the general structure: Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) and kit(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: ENDORECHERCHE, INC.
    Inventor: Fernand Labrie
  • Publication number: 20180271880
    Abstract: Novel methods for treating or reducing the likelihood of acquiring vaginal dysfunctions, more particularly vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, leading to sexual dysfunction and low sexual desire and performance, in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of a sex steroid precursor. Further administration of estrogen or selective estrogen receptor modulator, particularly those selected from the group consisting of Raloxifene, Arzoxifene, Tamoxifen, Droloxifene, Toremifene, Iodoxifene, GW 5638, TSE-424, ERA-923, and lasofoxifene, and more particularly compounds having the general structure: is specifically disclosed for the medical treatment and/or inhibition of development of some of these above-mentioned diseases. Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) and kit(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Mohamed EL-ALFY, Fernand LABRIE, Louise BERGER
  • Patent number: 10076525
    Abstract: Novel methods for treating or reducing the likelihood of acquiring vaginal dysfunctions, more particularly vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, leading to sexual dysfunction and low sexual desire and performance, in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of a sex steroid precursor. Further administration of estrogen or selective estrogen receptor modulator, particularly those selected from the group consisting of Raloxifene, Arzoxifene, Tamoxifen, Droloxifene, Toremifene, Iodoxifene, GW 5638, TSE-424, ERA-923, and lasofoxifene, and more particularly compounds having the general structure: is specifically disclosed for the medical treatment and/or inhibition of development of some of these above-mentioned diseases. Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) and kit(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: ENDORECHERCHE, INC.
    Inventors: Mohamed El-Alfy, Fernand Labrie, Louise Berger
  • Publication number: 20170290847
    Abstract: Novel methods for prevention, reduction or elimination of the incidence of male androgen deficiency symptoms or diseases including male hypogonadism-associated symptoms and diseases associated with low serum testosterone and/or low DHEA or low total androgens in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of an amount of a sex steroid precursor, particularly dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) (particularly acolbifene), an antiestrogen or a prodrug of the two.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Inventors: Fernand Labrie, Sylvain Gauthier
  • Patent number: 9744177
    Abstract: Novel methods for prevention, reduction or elimination of the incidence of male androgen deficiency symptoms or diseases including male hypogonadism-associated symptoms and diseases associated with low serum testosterone and/or low DHEA or low total androgens in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of an amount of a sex steroid precursor, particularly dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) (particularly acolbifene), an antiestrogen or a prodrug of the two.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: ENDORECHERCHE, INC.
    Inventors: Fernand Labrie, Sylvain Gauthier
  • Patent number: 9682960
    Abstract: Compounds having the structure or their salts: are used to treat or reduce the likelihood of acquiring androgen-dependent diseases, such as prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, acne, hirsutism, seborrhea, androgenic alopecia, male baldness, muscle atrophy and weakness, sarcopenia, male hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction, female sexual dysfunction and osteoporosis. They can be formulated together with pharmaceutically acceptable diluent or carrier or otherwise made into any pharmaceutical dosage form. Combinations with other active pharmaceutical agents are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: ENDORECHERCHE, INC.
    Inventors: Fernand Labrie, Shankar Mohan Singh, Richard Labrecque, Liviu Constantin Ciobanu
  • Patent number: 9284345
    Abstract: Compounds having the structure, their salts or N-oxide derivatives: are used to treat or reduce le likelihood of acquiring androgen-dependent diseases, such as prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, acne, hirsutism, seborrhea, androgenic alopecia and male baldness. They can be formulated together with pharmaceutically acceptable diluent or carrier or otherwise made into any pharmaceutical dosage form. Combinations with other active pharmaceutical agents are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: ENDORECHERCHE, INC.
    Inventors: Fernand Labrie, Sylvain Gauthier, Julie Cloutier, Josée Mailhot, Steeves Potvin, Sylvain Dion, Jean-Yves Sancéau
  • Publication number: 20160058774
    Abstract: Novel methods for treating or reducing the likelihood of acquiring vaginal dysfunctions, more particularly vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, leading to sexual dysfunction and low sexual desire and performance, in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of a sex steroid precursor. Further administration of estrogen or selective estrogen receptor modulator, particularly those selected from the group consisting of Raloxifene, Arzoxifene, Tamoxifen, Droloxifene, Toremifene, Iodoxifene, GW 5638, TSE-424, ERA-923, and lasofoxifene, and more particularly compounds having the general structure: is specifically disclosed for the medical treatment and/or inhibition of development of some of these above-mentioned diseases. Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) and kit(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2014
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Mohamed EL-ALFY, Fernand LABRIE, Louise BERGER
  • Publication number: 20150250802
    Abstract: Novel methods for prevention, reduction or elimination of the incidence of male androgen deficiency symptoms or diseases including male hypogonadism-associated symptoms and diseases associated with low serum testosterone and/or low DHEA or low total androgens in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of an amount of a sex steroid precursor, particularly dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) (particularly acolbifene), an antiestrogen or a prodrug of the two.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Inventors: Fernand Labrie, Sylvain Gauthier
  • Patent number: 9090651
    Abstract: Compounds having the structure or their salts: are used to treat or reduce le likelihood of acquiring androgen-dependent diseases, such as prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, acne, hirsutism, seborrhea, androgenic alopecia and male baldness. They can be formulated together with pharmaceutically acceptable diluent or carrier or otherwise made into any pharmaceutical dosage form. Some of these compounds having tissue-specific antiandrogenic activity and tissue-specific androgenic activity can be used to treat or reduce the risk of developing diseases related to loss of androgenic stimulation. Combinations with other active pharmaceutical agents are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: ENDORECHERCHE, INC.
    Inventors: Fernand Labrie, Shankar Singh, Sylvain Gauthier, Yvon Frechette, Sylvain Chenard, Rock Breton
  • Publication number: 20150175576
    Abstract: Compounds having the structure or their salts: are used to treat or reduce the likelihood of acquiring androgen-dependent diseases, such as prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, polycystic ovarian syndrome, acne, hirsutism, seborrhea, androgenic alopecia, male baldness, muscle atrophy and weakness, sarcopenia, male hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction, female sexual dysfunction and osteoporosis. They can be formulated together with pharmaceutically acceptable diluent or carrier or otherwise made into any pharmaceutical dosage form. Combinations with other active pharmaceutical agents are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventors: Fernand LABRIE, Shankar Mohan SINGH, Richard LABRECQUE, Liviu Constantin CIOBANU
  • Patent number: 8957054
    Abstract: Novel methods for treating or reducing the likelihood of acquiring symptoms or diseases due to the menopause, in postmenopausal women, particularly osteoporosis, vaginal atrophy and dryness, hypogonadism, diminished libido, skin atrophy, connective tissue disease, urinary incontinence, breast, endometrial, ovarian and uterine cancers, hot flashes, loss of muscle mass, insulin resistance, fatigue, loss of energy, aging, physical symptoms of menopause, in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of a sex steroid precursor are disclosed. Said method comprising novel ways of administering and dosing dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in order to take advantage of positive androgenic effects in the vaginal layers lamina propia and/or the layer muscularis, without undesirably causing systemic estrogenic effects in order to avoid the risk of breast and uterine cancer. Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Endorecherche, Inc.
    Inventor: Fernand Labrie
  • Patent number: 8835413
    Abstract: Novel methods for treating or reducing the likelihood of acquiring vaginal dysfunctions, more particularly vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, leading to sexual dysfunction and low sexual desire and performance , in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of a sex steroid precursor. Further administration of estrogen or selective estrogen receptor modulator, particularly those selected from the group consisting of Raloxifene, Arzoxifene, Tamoxifen, Droloxifene, Toremifene, Iodoxifene, GW 5638, TSE-424, ERA-923, and lasofoxifene, and more particularly compounds having the general structure: is specifically disclosed for the medical treatment and/or inhibition of development of some of these above-mentioned diseases. Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) and kit(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Endorecherche, Inc.
    Inventors: Mohamed El-Alfy, Fernand Labrie, Louise Berger
  • Publication number: 20140045806
    Abstract: Intravaginal DHEA is used for the treatment of at least one condition selected from the group consisting of female hypoactive sexual desire disorder, female sexual arousal disorder, female orgasm disorder and female sexual interest arousal disorder in a woman who either (1) is not suffering from symptoms of vulvo-vaginal atrophy and/or (2) is not suffering from moderate to severe dyspareunia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2013
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Inventor: Fernand LABRIE
  • Patent number: 8629129
    Abstract: Novel methods for treating or reducing the likelihood of acquiring symptoms or diseases due to the menopause, in postmenopausal women, particularly osteoporosis, vaginal atrophy and dryness, hypogonadism, diminished libido, skin atrophy, connective tissue disease, urinary incontinence, breast, endometrial, ovarian and uterine cancers, hot flashes, loss of muscle mass, insulin resistance, fatigue, loss of energy, aging, physical symptoms of menopause, in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of a sex steroid precursor are disclosed. Said method comprising novel ways of administering and dosing dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in order to take advantage of positive androgenic effects in the vaginal layers lamina propia and/or the layer muscularis, without undesirably causing systemic estrogenic effects in order to avoid the risk of breast and uterine cancer. Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: Endorecherche, Inc.
    Inventor: Fernand Labrie
  • Patent number: 8609695
    Abstract: Novel methods for the medical treatment and/or prevention of obesity, abdominal fat, and insulin resistance in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involves the administration of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs). A combination of a SERM with an amount of estrogen or a sex steroid precursor selected from the group consisting of dehydroepiandrosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, androst-5-ene-3b,17b-diol and compounds converted in vivo to one of the foregoing precursors or estrogen is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Endorecherche, Inc.
    Inventors: Fernand Labrie, Yves Deshaies, Denis Richard, Celine Martel, Andre Marette
  • Publication number: 20130244989
    Abstract: Novel methods for reduction or elimination the incidence of hot flushes, vasomotor symptoms, and night sweats while decreasing the risk of acquiring breast, uterine or endometrial cancer and furthermore having beneficial effect by inhibiting the development of osteoporosis, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemia, atherosclerosis, hypertension, insulin resistance, diabetes type 2, loss of muscle mass, adiposity, Alzheimer's disease, loss of cognition, loss of memory, or vaginal dryness in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of an amount of a sex steroid precursor, particularly dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and an antiestrogen or a selective estrogen receptor modulator, particularly compounds having the general structure: Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) and kit(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2013
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Inventor: Fernand LABRIE
  • Patent number: 8389548
    Abstract: Novel methods for the medical treatment and/or inhibition of the development of osteoporosis, breast cancer, hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemia or atherosclerosis in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of selective estrogen receptor modulator particularly compounds having the general structure: and an amount of a sex steroid precursor selected from the group consisting of dehydroepiandrosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, androst-5-ene-3?,17?-diol and compounds converted in vivo to one of the foregoing presursor. Further administration of bisphosphonates in combination with selective estrogen receptor modulators and/or sex steroid precursor is disclosed for the medical treatment and/or inhibition of the development of osteoporosis. Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) and kit(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Endorecherche, Inc.
    Inventor: Fernand Labrie
  • Publication number: 20130005700
    Abstract: Novel methods for treating or reducing the likelihood of acquiring symptoms or diseases due to the menopause, in postmenopausal women, particularly osteoporosis, vaginal atrophy and dryness, hypogonadism, diminished libido, skin atrophy, connective tissue disease, urinary incontinence, breast, endometrial, ovarian and uterine cancers, hot flashes, loss of muscle mass, insulin resistance, fatigue, loss of energy, aging, physical symptoms of menopause, in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of a sex steroid precursor are disclosed. Said method comprising novel ways of administering and dosing dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in order to take advantage of positive androgenic effects in the vaginal layers lamina propia and/or the layer muscularis, without undesirably causing systemic estrogenic effects in order to avoid the risk of breast and uterine cancer. Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2012
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: ENDORECHERCHE, INC.
    Inventor: Fernand LABRIE
  • Publication number: 20120322778
    Abstract: Novel methods for treating or reducing the likelihood of acquiring symptoms or diseases due to the menopause, in postmenopausal women, particularly osteoporosis, vaginal atrophy and dryness, hypogonadism, diminished libido, skin atrophy, connective tissue disease, urinary incontinence, breast, endometrial, ovarian and uterine cancers, hot flashes, loss of muscle mass, insulin resistance, fatigue, loss of energy, aging, physical symptoms of menopause, in susceptible warm-blooded animals including humans involving administration of a sex steroid precursor are disclosed. Said method comprising novel ways of administering and dosing dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in order to take advantage of positive androgenic effects in the vaginal layers lamina propia and/or the layer muscularis, without undesirably causing systemic estrogenic effects in order to avoid the risk of breast and uterine cancer. Pharmaceutical compositions for delivery of active ingredient(s) useful to the invention are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2012
    Publication date: December 20, 2012
    Applicant: ENDORECHERCHE, INC.
    Inventor: Fernand LABRIE