Patents by Inventor Xiaolei Gao

Xiaolei Gao 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
  • Patent number: 11230556
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6,5-fused 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: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Xiaolei Gao, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Debra L. Ondeyka
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • Patent number: 10836775
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6,6-fused 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: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Xiaolei Gao, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Ling Tong
  • 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: 20200095261
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6,5-fused 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: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Xiaolei GAO, Sandra L. KNOWLES, Chunsing LI, Michael Man-Chu LO, Robert D. MAZZOLA, JR., Debra L. ONDEYKA
  • 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: 20190315762
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6,6-fused 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: Xiaolei GAO, Sandra L. KNOWLES, Chunsing LI, Michael Man-Chu LO, Robert D. MAZZOLA, Jr., Ling TONG
  • 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: 10351564
    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: October 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Sharop & Dohme, Corp.
    Inventors: Xiaolei Gao, Sandra L. Knowles, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr.
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10214546
    Abstract: The present invention provides Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) inhibitor compounds according to Formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, or to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and to their use in therapy. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of Btk inhibitor compounds of Formula (I) in the treatment of Btk mediated disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jian Liu, Joseph A. Kozlowski, Sobhana Babu Boga, Xiaolei Gao, Deodial Guy Guiadeen, Jiaqiang Cai, Shilan Liu, Dahai Wang, Hao Wu, Chundao Yang
  • Patent number: 10208047
    Abstract: The present invention provides Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) inhibitor compounds according to Formula I, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, Formula I or to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and to their use in therapy. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of Btk inhibitor compounds of Formula I in the treatment of Btk mediated disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jian Liu, Joseph A. Kozlowski, Brian M. Andresen, Sobhana Babu Boga, Xiaolei Gao, Deodial Guy Guiadeen, Jiaqiang Cai, Shilan Liu, Dahai Wang, Hao Wu, Chundao Yang
  • 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: 10087188
    Abstract: The present invention provides Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) inhibitor compounds according to Formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, or to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and to their use in therapy. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of Btk inhibitor compounds of Formula (I) in the treatment of Btk mediated disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jian Liu, Joseph A. Kozlowski, Abdul-Basit Alhassan, Sobhana Babu Boga, Xiaolei Gao, Deodial Guy Guiadeen, Jyhshing Wang, Wensheng Yu, Jiaqiang Cai, Shilan Liu, Dahai Wang, Hao Wu, Chundao Yang