Oxadiazole Ring (including Hydrogenated) Patents (Class 544/138)
  • Patent number: 9051312
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes compounds and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof and compositions and formulations comprising the same that are useful in methods of treating dyskinesia or related disorders, and methods for treating dyskinesia or related disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: Melior Discovery, Inc.
    Inventors: John Ciallella, John Gruner, Andrew G. Reaume, Michael S. Saporito
  • Publication number: 20150045359
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula wherein R1 and R2 are as described herein. Compounds of the invention are useful in the treatment and/or prophylaxis of diseases associated with TAAR modulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Applicant: HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE INC.
    Inventors: Guido Galley, Annick Goergler, Roger Norcross, Philippe Pflieger
  • Publication number: 20140377292
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to modulators of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO), as well as compositions and pharmaceutical methods thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: Incyte Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew P. Combs, Eddy W. Yue
  • Patent number: 8889668
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula (I): wherein R1, R2, Ra, Rb, Rc and W, have the meanings given in claim 1. The compounds are useful e.g. in the treatment of autoimmune disorders, such as multiple sclerosis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Serono SA
    Inventors: Cyril Montagne, Anna Quattropani, Wolfgang Sauer, Agnes Bombrun
  • Publication number: 20140275024
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds useful as inhibitors of DNA-PK. The invention also provides pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising said compounds and methods of using the compositions in the treatment of various disease, conditions, or disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
    Inventors: John Patrick Maxwell, Paul S. Charifson, Qing Tang, Steven M. Ronkin, Katrina Lee Jackson, Albert Charles Pierce, David J. Lauffer, Pan Li, Simon Giroux
  • Publication number: 20140235586
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods, compounds, and compositions for treating or preventing diseases associated with nonsense mutations in an mRNA by administering the compounds or compositions of the present invention. More particularly, the present invention relates to methods, compounds, and compositions for suppressing premature translation termination associated with a nonsense mutation in an mRNA.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Campbell, Atiyya Kahn, James Takasugi, Ellen Welch
  • Publication number: 20140221332
    Abstract: Compounds that modulate GluR5 activity and methods of using the same are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: SUNOVION PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
    Inventors: Michele L. R. Heffernan, Larry Wendell Hardy, Frank Xinhe Wu, Lakshmi D. Saraswat
  • Patent number: 8796253
    Abstract: This invention relates to novel heteroaryl substituted pyrazole compounds, pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds and the use of those compounds or compositions for treating hyper-proliferative and/or angiogenesis disorders, as a sole agent or in combination with other active ingredients or therapeutic measures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH
    Inventors: Stephen Boyer, Michael Härter, Philip Wickens, Manoj Patel, Ellalahewage Sathyajith Kumarasinghe, Ajay Kumar Bhargava, Karl-Heinz Thierauch, Hartmut Beck, Susanne Greschat, Peter Ellinghaus, Patrick Paulus, Holger Hess-Stumpp
  • Patent number: 8796320
    Abstract: Provided is a 1,3,4-oxadiazole-2-carboxamide compound which has STAT3 inhibitory activity and is useful as an anticancer agent. Provided is a 1,3,4-oxadiazole-2-carboxamide compound represented by formula (I) or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof (in the formula, Ar represents a furyl group or the like; R1 represents a hydrogen atom or the like; and —X—Y represents a diaryl group such as a biphenyl group).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignees: General Incorporated Association Pharma Valley Project Supporting Organization, Pharma Design, Shizuoka Prefecture, Kumamoto Health Science University, Kabushiki Kaisha Yakult Honsha
    Inventors: Akira Asai, Kenji Matsuno, Naohisa Ogo, Osamu Takahashi, Yoshiaki Masuda, Ayumu Muroya, Yasuto Akiyama, Tadashi Ashizawa, Tadashi Okawara
  • Patent number: 8785489
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds and compositions of the formula I as described herein which are inhibitors of MMP-13. Also disclosed are methods of using and making compounds of the formula I.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
    Inventors: Asitha Abeywardane, Bennett Farmer, Neil Alexander Farrow, Donghong Amy Gao, Alexander Heim-Riether, Lana Louise Smith Keenan, Ingo Andreas Mugge, Steven John Taylor, Zhaoming Xiong, Yang Yu, Qiang Zhang
  • Publication number: 20140200197
    Abstract: The compounds encompassed by Formula I include compounds which are HIV protease inhibitors and other compounds which can be metabolized in vivo to HIV protease inhibitors. The compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts are useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of infection by HIV and the prophylaxis, treatment, or delay in the onset of AIDS. The compounds and their salts can be employed as ingredients in pharmaceutical compositions, optionally in combination with other antivirals, immunomodulators, antibiotics or vaccines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Inventors: JOHN A. MCCAULEY, CHRISTIAN BEAULIEU, DAVID J. BENNETT, CHRISTOPHER J. BUNGARD, RONALD K. CHANG, SHELDON CRANE, THOMAS J. GRESHOCK, LI HAO, KATE HOLLOWAY, JESSE J. MANIKOWSKI, DANIEL MCKAY, CARMELA MOLINARO, OSCAR MIGUEL MORADEI, PHILIPPE G. NANTERMET, CHRISTIAN NADEAU, TUMMANAPALLI SATYANARAYANA, WILLIAM SHIPE, SANJAY KUMAR SINGH, VOUY LINH TRUONG, SIVALENKA VIJAYARADHI, PETER D. WILLIAMS, CATHERINE M. WISCOUNT
  • Patent number: 8748412
    Abstract: Provided herein are non-peptide GLP-1 receptor modulator compounds, for example, of Formula I, pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and processes of preparation thereof. Also provided are methods of their use for the treatment of a metabolic disorder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Argusina Bioscience Inc.
    Inventors: Jiayu Liao, Yufeng Hong, Yong Wang, Thomas W. Von Geldern, Kanyin E. Zhang
  • Publication number: 20140142105
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel trifluoromethyl-oxadiazole derivatives of formula (I), and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, (I) in which all of the variables are as defined in the specification, pharmaceutical compositions thereof, pharmaceutical combinations thereof, and their use as medicaments, particularly for the treatment of neurodegeneration, muscle atrophy or metabolic syndrome via inhibition of HDAC4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2012
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Christina Hebach, Emilie Joly, Joerg Kallen, James Gilbert Ternois, Marina Tintelnot-Blomley
  • Patent number: 8686007
    Abstract: Provided are compounds of Formula I: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, X, Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4 and m are as defined herein. Also provided is a pharmaceutically acceptable composition comprising a compound of Formula I, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Also provided are methods of using a compound of Formula I, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Cytokinetics, Inc.
    Inventors: Luke W. Ashcraft, Gustave Bergnes, Chihyuan Chuang, Scott Collibee, Pu-Ping Lu, Bradley Morgan, Alex Muci, Xiangping Qian, Jeffrey Warrington, Zhe Yang
  • Patent number: 8685975
    Abstract: Compounds that inhibit PDE10 are disclosed that have utility in the treatment of a variety of conditions, including (but not limited to) psychotic, anxiety, movement disorders and/or neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, encephalitis, phobias, epilepsy, aphasia, Bell's palsy, cerebral palsy, sleep disorders, pain, Tourette's syndrome, schizophrenia, delusional disorders, drug-induced psychosis and panic and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Pharmaceutically acceptable salts, stereoisomers, solvates and prodrugs of the compounds are also provided. Also disclosed are compositions containing a compound in combination with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, as well as methods relating to the use thereof for inhibiting PDE10 in a warm-blooded animal in need of the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Omeros Corporation
    Inventors: Neil S. Cutshall, Jennifer Lynn Gage, Thomas Neil Wheeler, Thomas L. Little
  • Patent number: 8669072
    Abstract: The present invention relates to non-steroidal ligands for use in nuclear receptor-based inducible gene expression system, and a method to modulate exogenous gene expression in which an ecdysone receptor complex comprising: a DNA binding domain; a ligand binding domain; a transactivation domain; and a ligand is contacted with a DNA construct comprising: the exogenous gene and a response element; wherein the exogenous gene is under the control of the response element and binding of the DNA binding domain to the response element in the presence of the ligand results in activation or suppression of the gene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2014
    Assignee: Intrexon Corporation
    Inventors: Robert Eugene Hormann, Orestes Chortyk, Dat Phat Le
  • Publication number: 20140066424
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds and methods which may be useful as inhibitors of HIF pathway activity for the treatment or prevention of cancer and other hypoxia-mediated diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicant: Institute For Applied Cancer Science/The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Inventors: Philip Jones, Maria Emilia DiFrancesco, Alessia Petrocchi, Christopher L. Carroll, Joe Marszalek, Barbara Czako, Ryan Johnson, Jay Theroff
  • Publication number: 20140057895
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel indazole- or pyrrolopyridine-derivative comprising a 5 membered heterocyclic substituent at 1 position thereof which has an agonistic action or a partial agonistic action against serotonin-4 receptor, and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2012
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Mizuno, Junya Ikeda, Takanori Nakamura, Masato Iwata, Hiromichi Otaka, Nana Goto
  • Publication number: 20140057914
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds and methods which may be useful as inhibitors of HIF pathway activity for the treatment or prevention of cancer and other hypoxia-mediated diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Applicant: Institute For Applied Cancer Science/The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Inventors: Philip Jones, Maria Emilia DiFrancesco, Alessia Petrocchi, Joe Marszalek, Gang Liu
  • Patent number: 8552205
    Abstract: Derivatives of 6,7-dihydro-5H-imidazo[1,2-?]imidazole-3-carboxylic acid amide exhibit good inhibitory effect upon the interaction of CAMs and Leukointegrins and are thus useful in the treatment of inflammatory disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
    Inventors: Antonio Jose del Moral Barbosa, Jr., Joerg Martin Bentzien, Steven Richard Brunette, Zhidong Chen, Derek Cogan, Donghong A. Gao, Alexander Heim-Riether, Joshua Courtney Horan, Jennifer A. Kowalski, Michael David Lawlor, Rene Marc Lemieux, Weimin Liu, Bryan McKibben, Craig Andrew Miller, Neil Moss, Matt Aaron Tschantz, Zhaoming Xiong, Hui Yu, Yang Yu
  • Patent number: 8546375
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are azetidinyl compounds of formula I, as described herein, pharmaceutical compositions comprising an azetidinyl compound, and a method of using an azetidinyl compound in the treatment or prophylaxis of a melanin-concentrating hormone related disease or condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: AstraZeneca AB
    Inventors: Susanne Doris Margit Bökman-Winiwarter, Marlene Fredenwall, Carl Anders Hogner, Lars Anders Mikael Johansson, Robert Andrew Judkins, Lanna Li, Björn Christian Ingvar Löfberg, Sverker Von Unge
  • Publication number: 20130245017
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel crystalline dihydrate of Rivaroxaban, processes for the preparation thereof, pharmaceutical compositions comprising said crystalline dehydrate and to processes for preparing and storing said pharmaceutical compositions. The invention also relates to a crystalline formic acid solvate of Rivaroxaban, processes for the preparation of crystalline Rivaroxaban formic acid solvate and to the use of said Rivaroxaban formic acid solvate in the manufacture of the crystalline dihydrate of Rivaroxaban.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: SANDOZ AG
    Inventors: Johannes Ludescher, Hubert Sturm, Ulrich Griesser, Robert E. Ziegert-Knepper, Arthur Pichler, Mairl Haddow
  • Publication number: 20130231326
    Abstract: Compounds that selectively modulate the sphingosine 1 phosphate receptor are provided including compounds which modulate subtype 1 of the S1P receptor. Methods of chiral synthesis of such compounds are provided. Uses, methods of treatment or prevention and methods of preparing inventive compositions including inventive compounds are provided in connection with the treatment or prevention of diseases, malconditions, and disorders for which modulation of the sphingosine 1 phosphate receptor is medically indicated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2013
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Applicant: RECEPTOS, INC.
    Inventors: Esther Martinborough, Marcus F. Boehm, Adam Richard Yeager, Junko Tamiya, Liming Huang, Enugurthi Brahmachary, Manisha Moorjani, Gregg Alan Timony, Jennifer L. Brooks, Robert Peach, Fiona Lorraine Scott, Michael Allen Hanson
  • Publication number: 20130196966
    Abstract: Compounds that selectively modulate the sphingosine 1 phosphate receptor are provided including compounds which modulate subtype 1 of the S1P receptor. Methods of chiral synthesis of such compounds are provided. Uses, methods of treatment or prevention and methods of preparing inventive compositions including inventive compounds are provided in connection with the treatment or prevention of diseases, malconditions, and disorders for which modulation of the sphingosine 1 phosphate receptor is medically indicated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2013
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: RECEPTOS, INC.
    Inventor: RECEPTOS, INC.
  • Patent number: 8492378
    Abstract: For the purpose of providing a GSK-3? inhibitor containing an oxadiazole compound or a salt thereof or a prodrug thereof useful as an agent for the prophylaxis or treatment of a GSK-3?-related pathology or disease, the present invention provides a GSK-3? inhibitor containing a compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as defined in the specification, or a salt thereof or a prodrug thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Fumio Itoh, Jun Kunitomo, Hiromi Kobayashi, Eiji Kimura, Morihisa Saitoh, Tomohiro Kawamoto, Hiroki Iwashita, Katsuhito Murase
  • Patent number: 8486979
    Abstract: The invention relates to 1,2,4 oxadiazole compounds and analogs thereof, represented by formula (II), and compositions and methods of use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignee: AbbVie Inc.
    Inventors: Jianguo Ji, Chih-Hung Lee, Kevin B. Sippy, Tao Li, Murali Gopalakrishnan
  • Publication number: 20130165433
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds for use in the treatment or prevention of influenza virus infection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2011
    Publication date: June 27, 2013
    Applicant: GlaxoSmithKline Intellectual Property Development Limited
    Inventors: Ian Robert Baldwin, Kenneth David Down, Paul Faulder, Simon Gaines, Julie Nicole Hamblin, Zoe Alicia Harrison, Katherine Louise Jones, Paul Spencer Jones, Suzanne Elaine Keeling, Joelle Le, Christopher James Lunniss, Charlotte Jane Mitchell, Nigel James Parr, Timothy John Ritchie, John Edward Robinson, Juliet Kay Simpson, Christopher Alan Paul Smethurst, Yoshiaki Washio
  • Publication number: 20130137865
    Abstract: A compound represented by formula [I] and a pharmaceutically accepted salt of said compound are a novel compound and a pharmaceutically accepted salt thereof which exert antagonistic activity against group II metabotropic glutamate (mGlu) receptors, and are effective as a novel preventive or therapeutic agent for disorders such as mood disorders (depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, etc.), anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, a specific phobic disorder, acute stress disorder, etc.), schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, cognitive impairment, dementia, drug dependence, convulsions, shivering, pain, sleep disorders, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Publication date: May 30, 2013
    Applicant: TAISHO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshio Nakamura, Kazunari Sakagami, Kazuhide Konishi, Kanako Yamamoto, Seiji Masuda, Yohei Matsuda, Kumiko Okada, Tsuyoshi Shibata, Hiroshi Ohta, Akito Yasuhara, Hiroshi Kawamoto, Hideaki Amada, Hiroki Urabe, Rie Nishikawa, Shuhei Kashiwa ASHIWA
  • Publication number: 20130123246
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to modulators of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO), as well as compositions and pharmaceutical methods thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Applicant: INCYTE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Incyte Corporation
  • Publication number: 20130109676
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula (I): wherein R1, R2, Ra, Rb, Rc and W, have the meanings given in claim 1. The compounds are useful e.g. in the treatment of autoimmune disorders, such as multiple sclerosis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2012
    Publication date: May 2, 2013
    Applicant: MERCK SERONO SA
    Inventor: Merck Serono SA
  • Patent number: 8404676
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula (I): wherein R1, R2, Ra, Rb, Rc and W, have the meanings given in claim 16. The compounds are useful e.g. in the treatment of autoimmune disorders, such as multiple sclerosis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Merck Serono SA
    Inventors: Cyril Montagne, Anna Quattropani, Wolfgang Sauer, Agnes Bombrun
  • Patent number: 8399451
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula (I) or a stereoisomer or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein: A is Q is a substituted 5-membered monocyclic heteroaryl group; W is CH2, O, or NH; and R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, m, n, t, and x are defined herein. Also disclosed are methods of using such compounds as selective agonists for G protein-coupled receptor S1P1, and pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds. These compounds are useful in treating, preventing, or slowing the progression of diseases or disorders in a variety of therapeutic areas, such as autoimmune diseases and vascular disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
    Inventors: John L. Gilmore, James E. Sheppeck
  • Patent number: 8389720
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to quinolone compounds which are antagonists of neuropeptide S receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which the neuropeptide S receptor is involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which the neuropeptide S receptor is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: James C. Barrow, Mark T. Bilodeau, Christopher D. Cox, John C. Hartnett, Nathan R. Kett, Yiwei Li, Peter J. Manley, Jeffrey Melamed, William D. Shipe, B. Wesley Trotter, Amy Zartman
  • Patent number: 8357706
    Abstract: Compounds that selectively modulate the sphingosine 1 phosphate receptor are provided including compounds which modulate subtype 1 of the S1P receptor. Methods of chiral synthesis of such compounds is provided. Uses, methods of treatment or prevention and methods of preparing inventive compositions including inventive compounds are provided in connection with the treatment or prevention of diseases, malconditions, and disorders for which modulation of the sphingosine 1 phosphate receptor is medically indicated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2013
    Assignee: Receptos, Inc.
    Inventors: Esther Martinborough, Marcus F. Boehm, Adam Richard Yeager, Junko Tamiya, Liming Huang, Enugurthi Brahmachary, Manisha Moorjani
  • Publication number: 20130004509
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods, compositions and kits concerning resistance to treatment with an anti-cancer agent, specifically an inhibitor of BRAF. In particular embodiments, the invention concerns mutations in a BRAF sequence that confer resistance to a BRAF inhibitor. Identification of such mutations in a BRAF sequence allows the identification and design of second-generation BRAF inhibitors. Methods and kits for detecting the presence of a mutant BRAF sequence in a sample are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2011
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Inventor: Levi Garraway
  • Patent number: 8343970
    Abstract: Compounds that inhibit PDE10 are disclosed that have utility in the treatment of a variety of conditions, including (but not limited to) psychotic, anxiety, movement disorders and/or neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, encephalitis, phobias, epilepsy, aphasia, Bell's palsy, cerebral palsy, sleep disorders, pain, Tourette's syndrome, schizophrenia, delusional disorders, drug-induced psychosis and panic and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Pharmaceutically acceptable salts, stereoisomers, solvates and prodrugs of the compounds are also provided. Also disclosed are compositions containing a compound in combination with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, as well as methods relating to the use thereof for inhibiting PDE10 in a warm-blooded animal in need of the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Omeros Corporation
    Inventors: Neil S. Cutshall, Jennifer Lynn Gage, Thomas Neil Wheeler, Thomas L. Little
  • Patent number: 8338614
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to tertiary carbinamine compounds having substituted heterocycles, which are inhibitors of the beta-secretase enzyme, and are useful in the treatment of diseases in which the beta-secretase enzyme is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the treatment of such diseases in which the beta-secretase enzyme is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Merck, Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Georgia B. McGaughey, Philippe G. Nantermet, Hemaka A. Rajapakse, Shaun R. Stauffer
  • Publication number: 20120302524
    Abstract: Provided is a 1,3,4-oxadiazole-2-carboxamide compound which has STAT3 inhibitory activity and is useful as an anticancer agent. Provided is a 1,3,4-oxadiazole-2-carboxamide compound represented by formula (I) or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof (in the formula, Ar represents a furyl group or the like; R1 represents a hydrogen atom or the like; and —X—Y represents a diaryl group such as a biphenyl group).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Applicants: GENERAL INCORPORATED ASSOCIATION PHARMA VALLEY PROJECT SUPPORTING ORGANIZATION, PHARMA DESIGN, INC., KABUSHIKI KAISHA YAKULT HONSHA, KUMAMOTO HEALTH SCIENCE UNIVERSITY, SHIZUOKA PREFECTURE
    Inventors: Akira Asai, Kenji Matsuno, Naohisa Ogo, Osamu Takahashi, Yoshiaki Masuda, Ayumu Muroya, Yasuto Akiyama, Tadashi Ashizawa, Tadashi Okawara
  • Publication number: 20120289495
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds having the formula: wherein X1, X2, X3, R1, R2, Y, Q, X, B and L are as defined herein, and methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2011
    Publication date: November 15, 2012
    Inventors: Erkan Baloglu, Shomir Ghosh, Mercedes Lobera, Darby Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20120264753
    Abstract: Disclosed is a novel 1-(biphenyl-4-yl-methyl)-1H-imidazole derivative represented by general formula (I), which has both angiotensin II receptor antagonist activity and PPAR-? activating activity and is useful as a prophylactic and/or therapeutic agent for cardiovascular diseases and metabolic diseases. Also disclosed is a pharmaceutical composition which contains the novel 1-(biphenyl-4-yl-methyl)-1H-imidazole derivative. In general formula (I), ring A represents a group represented by formula (II) or (III); R1 represents a C1-6 alkyl group; R2 represents a C1-6 alkyl group which may be substituted by a hydroxy group, or a group represented by formula —CO—R4 (wherein R4 represents a hydroxy group, a C1-6 alkoxy group, an amino group, a mono(C1-6 alkyl)amino group, a di(C1-6 alkyl)amino group, a morpholino group, a piperidino group or a pyrrolidino group); R3 represents a halogen atom or a C1-6 alkoxy group; and X and Y may be the same or different and each represents a nitrogen atom or CH.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Applicant: KOWA COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Toru Miura, Hajime Yamada, Junya Tagashira, Gen Watanabe, Ryohei Sekimoto, Rie Ishida, Hitomi Aoki, Tadaaki Ohgiya
  • Publication number: 20120264717
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions and methods for treating a disease in an animal, which disease is responsive to inhibiting of functional cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) polypeptide by administering to a mammal in need thereof an effective amount of a compound defined herein (including those compounds set forth in Tables 1-2 or encompassed by formulas I-IV) or compositions thereof, thereby treating the disease. The present invention particularly, relates to a method of treating diarrhea and polycystic kidney disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Inventors: Graham Peter Jones, Kevin James Doyle
  • Publication number: 20120220767
    Abstract: A compound represented by formula (1) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, which has a PI3 kinase ? inhibitory effect and is useful as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for articular rheumatism, Crohn's disease, irritable colitis, Sjoegren's syndrome, multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, asthma, atopic dermatitis, arteriosclerosis, organ transplant rejection, cancer, retinopathy, psoriasis, arthrosis deformans, age-related macular degeneration, type II diabetes, insulin resistance, obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), hyperlipemia, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2010
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: TAISHO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Yabuuchi, Yusuke Oka, Shoichi Kuroda, Takahiro Oi, Yoshinori Sekiguchi
  • Patent number: 8202856
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula I: wherein R1, R2,Ra, Rb, X have the meanings given in claim 16. The compounds are useful e.g. in the treatment of autoimmune disorders, such as multiple sclerosis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Merck Serono SA
    Inventors: Anna Quattropani, Christophe Cleva, Eric Sebille, Matthias Schwarz, Delphine Marin, Agnes Bombrun, Wesley Blackaby, Charles Baker-Glenn, Chris Knight, Craig Rouse
  • Patent number: 8202865
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula I: wherein R1, R2, Ra, Rb, W, Q and S have the meanings given in claim 16. The compounds are useful e.g. in the treatment of autoimmune disorders, such as multiple sclerosis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Merck Serono SA
    Inventors: Anna Quattropani, Cyril Montagne, Wolfgang Sauer, Stefano Crosignani, Agnes Bombrun, Mathilde Muzerelle, Jermone Dorbais, Delphine Marin, Jerome Gonzalez, Patrick Gerber
  • Publication number: 20120149704
    Abstract: The invention relates to disubstituted benzamide derivatives of the general Formula (I), their pharmaceutically acceptable salts, pharmaceutically acceptable solvates, enantiomers, diastereomers, prodrugs, metabolites and polymorphs. The invention also relates to processes for the preparation of the compounds of the invention, pharmaceutical compositions containing the compounds and to methods for treating type II diabetes using the compounds of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2010
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicant: CADILA HEALTHCARE LIMITED
    Inventor: Rajendra Kharul
  • Publication number: 20120129832
    Abstract: Provided are a compound having an excellent hypoglycemic action, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutical composition having an excellent therapeutic effect and/or prophylactic effect on type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and the like, which cause an increase in the blood sugar level due to abnormal sugar metabolism. A compound represented by general formula (I), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2010
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicant: DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Shigeo Yamanoi, Hidenori Namiki, Takahiro Katagiri, Mayuko Akiu, Katsuji Kagechika, Takeshi Honda, Koji Matsumoto, Ryutaro Nakashima
  • Patent number: 8133889
    Abstract: Compounds of formula (I): wherein: m and n represent 1 or 2, A represents a pyrrolyl group, X represents a C(O), S(O) or SO2 group, R1 and R2 represent an alkyl group or, together with the nitrogen atom carrying them, form a heterocyclic group, R3 and R4, together with the atoms carrying them, form a heterocyclic group, R5 represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group, R6 represents a hydrogen atom or a halogen atom. Medicinal products containing the same which are useful in treating cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2012
    Assignee: Les Laboratoires Servier
    Inventors: Jean-Claude Ortuno, Alexis Cordi, Jean-Michel Lacoste, Vincent Lacoste, legal representative, Pauline Lacoste, legal representative, Imre Fejes, Michael Burbridge, John Hickman, Alain Pierre
  • Publication number: 20120059165
    Abstract: A production method of an optically active 2-{4-(5-substituted-oxadiazolyl) phenyl}morpholine which is useful as an intermediate for synthesizing a pharmaceutical agent is provided and the method comprises the following steps 1) to 4): 1) reacting a bromophenylmorpholine with a hexacyanoferrate(II) or a hydrate thereof at a temperature of from 110° C. to 140° C. in a reaction mixture comprising a Na2CO3, an organophosphorus compound, and a palladium catalyst in a polar aprotic solvent alone or combination of a polar aprotic solvent and other polar aprotic solvent or hydrocarbon solvent to give a cyanophenylmorpholine; 2) reacting the cyanophenylmorpholine with hydroxylamine or hydroxylamine hydrochloride at a temperature of from 10° C. to 40° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2010
    Publication date: March 8, 2012
    Applicant: SANOFI
    Inventors: Rikizou Furuya, Hiroki Ozawa, Eiji Toyofuku, Shinichi Kusaka, Hiroshi Iwamura, Daiki Sakai, Kazuki Nakayama, Kazutoshi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20120053166
    Abstract: The invention is directed to certain novel compounds. Specifically, the invention is directed to compounds of formula (I): and salts thereof. The compounds of the invention are inhibitors of kinase activity, in particular PI3-kinase activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2010
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Inventors: Julie Nicole Hamblin, Zoe Alicia Harrison, Paul Spencer Jones, Suzanne Elaine Keeling, Joelle Le, Christopher James Lunniss, Nigel James Parr
  • Publication number: 20120035173
    Abstract: This invention relates to compounds, pharmaceutical compositions and methods for use in the prevention and treatment of cerebral insufficiency, including enhancement of receptor functioning in synapses in brain networks responsible for basic and higher order behaviors. These brain networks, which are involved in regulation of breathing, and cognitive abilities related to memory impairment, such as is observed in a variety of dementias, in imbalances in neuronal activity between different brain regions, as is suggested in disorders such as Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, respiratory depression, sleep apneas, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and affective or mood disorders, among numerous others. In a particular aspect, the invention relates to compounds useful for treatment of such conditions, and methods of using these compounds for such treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2011
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Inventors: Leslie Street, Rudolf Mueller, Steven Lee