Patents by Inventor Jianming Bao

Jianming Bao 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: 11339156
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R&D (China) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Qiaolin Deng, Melissa Egbertson, Ronald Ferguson, II, Xiaolei Gao, Scott Timothy Harrison, Timothy J. Henderson, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Meng Na, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Fengqi Zhang, Takao Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11319298
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to heteroarylpiperidine ether compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R&D (China) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jianming Bao, Ronald Ferguson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Jeffrey W. Shubert
  • Publication number: 20220112181
    Abstract: Invented are compounds of formula I and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, and prodrugs thereof, which are DGAT2 inhibitors. Also provided are methods of making compounds of Formula I, pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of Formula I, and methods of using these compounds to treat hepatic steatosis, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), fibrosis, type-2 diabetes mellitus, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, cognitive decline, dementia, cardiorenal diseases such as chronic kidney diseases and heart failure and related diseases and conditions, comprising administering a compound of Formula I to a patient in need thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Yeon-Hee Lim, Jianming Bao, James P. Roane
  • Publication number: 20220112182
    Abstract: Invented are compounds of Formula I and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, and prodrugs thereof, which are DGAT2 inhibitors. Also provided are methods of making compounds of Formula I, pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of Formula I, and methods of using these compounds to treat hepatic steatosis, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), fibrosis, type-2 diabetes mellitus, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, cognitive decline, dementia, cardiorenal diseases such as chronic kidney diseases and heart failure and related diseases and conditions, comprising administering a compound of Formula I to a patient in need thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Yeon-Hee Lim, Eric R. Ashley, Jianming Bao, Chen Cheng, James P. Roane, Emma Helen Southgate
  • Publication number: 20210395224
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to cinnolinyl and quinolinyl pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicants: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R&D (China) Co. LTD.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Melissa Egbertson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott T. Harrison, Timothy J. Henderson, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Zhaoyang Meng, James Mulhearn, Vanessa L. Rada, Jeffrey W. Schubert, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Fengqi Zhang, Jianming Bao, Chunsing Li
  • Publication number: 20210380580
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicants: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R&D (CHINA) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: John J. ACTON, III, Jianming BAO, Qiaolin DENG, Melissa EGBERTSON, Ronald FERGUSON, II, Xiaolei GAO, Scott Timothy HARRISON, Timothy J. HENDERSON, Sandra L. KNOWLES, Chunsing LI, Michael Man-Chu LO, Robert D. MAZZOLA, Jr., Meng NA, Michael T. RUDD, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. TELLERS, Ling TONG, Fengqi ZHANG, Takao SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210363147
    Abstract: Invented are compounds of formula I and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, and prodrugs thereof, which are DGAT2 inhibitors. Also provided are methods of making compounds of Formula I, pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of Formula I, and methods of using these compounds to treat hepatic steatosis, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), fibrosis, type-2 diabetes mellitus, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, cognitive decline, dementia, cardiorenal diseases such as chronic kidney diseases and heart failure and related diseases and conditions, comprising administering a compound of Formula I to a patient in need thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Yeon-Hee Lim, Jianming Bao, Faben A. Cruz, Fa-Xiang Ding, Cedric Lorenz Hugelshofer, Victor W. Mak, James Patrick Roane, Jillian R. Sanzone, Samantha E. Shockley, Rose Yen
  • Patent number: 11149036
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignees: MSD R&D (China) Co., Ltd., Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Qiaolin Deng, Melissa Egbertson, Ronald Ferguson, II, Xiaolei Gao, Scott Timothy Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Zhaoyang Meng, Meng Na, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Fengqi Zhang
  • Patent number: 10981902
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 5-(pyridine-3-yl)oxaxole compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Merck MSD (R&D) China Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianming Bao, Timothy J. Henderson, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Meng Na, Michael T. Rudd, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong
  • Patent number: 10933056
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R&D (China) Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Melissa Egbertson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott T. Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Zhaoyang Meng, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Jenny Miu-Chun Wai
  • Publication number: 20200207758
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: John J. ACTON, III, Jianming BAO, Qiaolin DENG, Melissa EGBERTSON, Ronald FERGUSON, II, Xiaolei GAO, Scott Timothy HARRISON, Sandra L. KNOWLES, Chunsing LI, Michael Man-Chu LO, Robert D. MAZZOLA, Jr., Zhaoyang MENG, Meng NA, Michael T. RUDD, Oleg SELYUTIN, David M. TELLERS, Ling TONG, Fengqi ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20200109137
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 5-(pyridine-3-yl)oxaxole compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jianming BAO, Timothy J. HENDERSON, Chunsing LI, Michael Man-Chu LO, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Meng NA, Michael T. RUDD, David M. TELLERS, Ling TONG
  • Publication number: 20200069671
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicants: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R & D (China) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Melissa Egbertson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott T. Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, JR., Zhaoyang Meng, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Jenny Miu-Chun Wai
  • Publication number: 20190315708
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to heteroarylpiperidine ether compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jianming BAO, Ronald FERGUSON, Xiaolei GAO, Scott HARRISON, Sandra L. KNOWLES, Michael Man-Chu LO, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Jeffrey W. Shubert
  • Patent number: 10329289
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6,7-dihydro-5H-pyrrolo[3,4-b]pyridine-5-one compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jianming Bao, Xiaolei Gao, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Debra L. Ondeyka, Andrew W. Stamford, Fengqi Zhang
  • Publication number: 20190062331
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6,7-dihydro-5H-pyrrolo[3,4-b]pyridine-5-one compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: JIANMING BAO, XIAOLEI GAO, SANDRA L. KNOWLES, CHUNSING LI, I, MICHAEL MAN-CHU LO, ROBERT D. MAZZOLA, JR., DEBRA L. ONDEYKA, ANDREW W. STAMFORD, FENGQI ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20190000824
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 5 receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Melissa Egbertson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott T. Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Zhaoyang Meng, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Jenny Miu-Chun Wai
  • Patent number: 9815846
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to six membered heteroaryl benzamide compounds of formula (I), which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence are useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor TrkA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Helen Mitchell, Mark E. Fraley, Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Yi-Heng Chen, Xu-Fang Zhang, Casey C. McComas, Kathy Schirripa, Melody McWherter, Swati P. Mercer, Kerim Babaoglu, Dongfang Meng, Jane Wu, Ping Liu, Harold B. Wood, Jianming Bao, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao, Zhiqi Qi
  • Patent number: 9717714
    Abstract: Compounds having the structure of Formula (I), including pharmaceutically acceptable salts of the compounds, are CETP inhibitors and may be useful for raising HDL-cholesterol and reducing LDL-cholesterol in human patients and for treating or preventing atherosclerosis. The chemical compounds that are disclosed cholesterol ester transfer protein (CETP) and are expected to have utility in raising HDL-C, lowering LDL-C, and in the treatment and prevention of atherosclerosis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Debra Ondeyka, Xiaoxia Qian, Petr Vachal, Sriram Tyagarajan, Cameron J. Smith, Hong Li, Jianming Bao
  • Publication number: 20170183342
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6,7-dihydro-5H-pyrrolo[3,4-b]pyridine-5-one compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: JIANMING BAO, XIAOLEI GAO, SANDRA L. KNOWLES, CHUNSING LI, I, MICHAEL MAN-CHU LO, ROBERT D. MAZZOLA, Jr., DEBRA L. ONDEYKA, ANDREW W. STAMFORD, FENGQI ZHANG