Patents by Inventor Hyewon Youm

Hyewon Youm 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: 20210284694
    Abstract: Provided herein are cyclic polypeptide compounds that can, e.g., bind specifically to human proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) and optionally also inhibit interaction between human PCSK9 and human low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR), and pharmaceutical compositions comprising one or more of these compounds. Also provided are methods of reducing LDL cholesterol level in a subject in need thereof that include administering to the subject one or more of the cyclic polypeptide compounds or a pharmaceutical composition provided herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Alonso Ricardo, Thomas Joseph Tucker, Nicolas Cedric Boyer, Joseph R. Stringer, Derek M. LaPlaca, Angela Dawn Kerekes, Chengwei Wu, Sookhee Nicole Ha, Hyewon Youm, Mark W. Embrey, Elisabetta Bianchi, Danila Branca, Raffaele Ingenito, Willy Costantini, Alessia Santoprete, Roberto Costante, Immacolata Conte, Stefania Colarusso, Eric J. Gilbert, Aurash Shahripour, Yusheng Xiong
  • Publication number: 20210214395
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula I, or a salt thereof cyclic polypeptide of Formula I: Formula I where A, B, E, R4, and R8 are as defined herein, which compounds have properties for antagonizing PCSK9. Also described are pharmaceutical formulations comprising the compounds of Formula I or their salts, and methods of treating cardiovascular disease and conditions related to PCSK9 activity, e.g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Yusheng Xiong, Thomas Joseph Tucker, Chengwei Wu, Elisabetta Bianchi, Danila Branca, Angela Dawn Kerekes, Abbas M. Walji, Hubert B. Josien, Fa-Xiang Ding, Hyewon Youm, Alessia Santoprete, Raffaele Ingenito
  • Publication number: 20210163538
    Abstract: Provided herein are cyclic polypeptide compounds that can, e.g., bind specifically to human proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) and optionally also inhibit interaction between human PCSK9 and human low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR), and pharmaceutical compositions comprising one or more of these compounds. Also provided are methods of reducing LDL cholesterol level in a subject in need thereof that include administering to the subject one or more of the cyclic polypeptide compounds or a pharmaceutical composition provided herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Alonso Ricardo, Thomas Joseph Tucker, Nicolas Cedric Boyer, Ketki Ashok Dhamnaskar, Zhong Ma, Angela Dawn Kerekes, Chengwei Wu, Sookhee Nicole Ha, Hyewon Youm, Elisabetta Bianchi, Danila Branca, Raffaele Ingenito, Willy Costantini, Aurash Shahripour, Yusheng Xiong
  • Patent number: 11008313
    Abstract: The present invention relates to PCSK9 allosteric binding compounds of Formula I: (Formula (I)) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X1, X2, Y, R1, R2, RA, RB and n are as defined herein. The present invention also relates to compositions which comprise an allosteric binding compound of the invention or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The invention further relates, inter alia, to methods for inducing PCSK9 protein degradation in a subject, and methods for treating atherosclerosis, hypercholesterolemia, coronary heart disease, metabolic syndrome, acute coronary syndrome, or related cardiovascular disease and cardiometabolic conditions, comprising administering to a subject an effective amount of a compound or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of the invention. The invention also provides a means for the in vitro labeling, detection and/or quantification of PCSK9 in biological samples.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jason Eugene Imbriglio, Whitney Lane Petrilli, Yusheng Xiong, Zhe Feng, Hyewon Youm, Wonsuk Chang, Rui Liang, Zhijian Lu, Jerry Andrew Taylor, Scott B. Hoyt
  • Publication number: 20200369657
    Abstract: The present invention relates to PCSK9 allosteric binding compounds of Formula I: (Formula (I)) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof wherein X1, X2, Y, R1, R2, RA, RB and n are as defined herein. The present invention also relates to compositions which comprise an allosteric binding compound of the invention or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The invention further relates, inter alia, to methods for inducing PCSK9 protein degradation in a subject, and methods for treating atherosclerosis, hypercholesterolemia, coronary heart disease, metabolic syndrome, acute coronary syndrome, or related cardiovascular disease and cardiometabolic conditions, comprising administering to a subject an effective amount of a compound or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of the invention. The invention also provides a means for the in vitro labeling, detection and/or quantification of PCSK9 in biological samples.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jason Eugene Imbriglio, Whitney Lane Petrilli, Yusheng Xiong, Zhe Feng, Hyewon Youm, Wonsuk Chang, Rui Liang, Zhijian Lu, Jerry Andrew Taylor, Scott B. Hoyt
  • Patent number: 9877957
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound represented by formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The compounds of formula I are inhibitors of diacylglyceride O-acyltransferase 2 (“DGAT2”) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by DGAT2. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of hepatic steatosis, diabetes mellitus, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, cardio renal diseases such as chronic kidney diseases and heart failure and related diseases and conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jason Imbriglio, Clare London, Zhijian Lu, James Tata, Yusheng Xiong, Ming You, Hyewon Youm
  • Patent number: 9828369
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound represented by formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The compounds of formula I are inhibitors of diacylglyceride O-acyltransferase 2 (“DGAT2”) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by DGAT2. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of hepatic steatosis, diabetes mellitus, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, cardio-renal diseases such as chronic kidney diseases and heart failure and related diseases and conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jason Imbriglio, Clare London, Zhijian Lu, James Tata, Yusheng Xiong, Ming You, Hyewon Youm
  • Publication number: 20170275274
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound represented by formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The compounds of formula I are inhibitors of diacylglyceride O-acyltransferase 2 (“DGAT2”) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by DGAT2. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of hepatic steatosis, diabetes mellitus, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, cardio-renal diseases such as chronic kidney diseases and heart failure and related diseases and conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jason Imbriglio, Clare London, Zhijian Lu, James Tata, Yusheng Xiong, Ming You, Hyewon Youm
  • Publication number: 20170273966
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound represented by formula I:and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The compounds of formula I are inhibitors of diacylglyceride O-acyltransferase 2 (“DGAT2”) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by DGAT2. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of hepatic steatosis, diabetes mellitus, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, cardio renal diseases such as chronic kidney diseases and heart failure and related diseases and conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jason Imbriglio, Clare London, Zhijian Lu, James Tata, Yusheng Xiong, Ming You, Hyewon Youm