Nitrogen Attached Directly To The Oxadiazole Ring By Nonionic Bonding Patents (Class 548/133)
  • Publication number: 20150133431
    Abstract: This invention relates to geranylgeranyl acetone (GGA) derivatives, pharmaceutical compositions comprising GGA derivatives and the use of GGA derivatives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: COYOTE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    Inventor: Gary C. Look
  • Publication number: 20150111882
    Abstract: The present invention provide compounds of Formula (I) used as BACE inhibitors for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: Ares Trading S.A.
    Inventors: Anna Quattropani, Dominique Swinnen
  • Publication number: 20150057279
    Abstract: This invention relates to certain heteroaryl compounds which may be used as medicaments, more specifically as medicaments for treating animals. The medicament can be used for the treatment of parasitic infections such as helminth infections and the treatment of parasitosis caused by such infections. This invention also relates to uses of the compounds to make medicaments and treatments comprising the administration of the compounds to animals in need of the treatments. This invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions and kits comprising the compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Inventors: Michael Berger, Marko Eck, Christopher Kern
  • Publication number: 20150051405
    Abstract: The present invention relates in general terms to a variously substituted 1,2,4-oxadiazol derivative, a process for their preparation, and use thereof as an intermediate in the preparation of indolic alkaloids, including phidianidine B and A.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Emiliano Manzo, Darlo Pagano, Maria Letizia Ciavatta, Marianna Carbone, Margherita Gavagnin
  • Patent number: 8937093
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of the formula I or a stereoisomer, tautomer, or pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof, wherein W, X, U, R1, R2, R3, and R4, are as defined herein, and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of formula I. Also disclosed is the method of inhibiting aspartyl protease, and in particular, the methods of treating cardiovascular diseases, cognitive and neurodegenerative diseases, and the methods of inhibiting of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, plasmepins, cathepsin D and protozoal enzymes. Also disclosed are methods of treating cognitive or neurodegenerative diseases using the compounds of formula I in combination with a cholinesterase inhibitor or a muscarinic antagonist.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Pharmacopeia Drug Discovery, Inc.
    Inventors: Kurt W. Saionz, Tao Guo, Andrew W. Stamford, Zhaoning Zhu
  • Patent number: 8916594
    Abstract: This invention provides new compounds having NPY Y5 antagonistic activity. The present inventors found that a compound of the formula (I): wherein R1 is substituted or unsubstituted alkyl or the like; p, q and r are each independently 0 or 1; ring A is oxadiazole; and R2 is substituted or unsubstituted alkyl or the like, has NPY Y5 antagonistic activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Shionogi & Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyohei Hayashi, Yuusuke Tamura, Naoki Omori
  • Patent number: 8877741
    Abstract: The invention relates to new pyrrolidine derivatives of the formula to their use as medicaments, to methods for their therapeutic use and to pharmaceutical compositions containing them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
    Inventors: Martin Fleck, Niklas Heine, Bernd Nosse, Gerald Juergen Roth
  • Patent number: 8846727
    Abstract: A new class of haloalkyl heteroaryl benzamides is described. These compounds show strong activity against hepatitis viruses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Romark Laboratories, L.C.
    Inventors: Jean-Francois Rossignol, J. Edward Semple
  • Publication number: 20140200223
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a compound represented by the following structural formula or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Pharmaceutical compositions and method of use of the compounds are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Inventors: Salvacion Cacatian, David A. Claremon, Lawrence Wayne Dillard, Klaus Fuchs, Niklas Heine, Lanqi Jia, Katerina Leftheris, Brian Mckeever, Angel Morales-Ramos, Suresh B. Singh, Shankar Venkatraman, Guosheng Wu, Zhongren Wu, Zhenrong Xu, Jing Yuan, Yajun Zheng
  • Patent number: 8778980
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of the formula I or a stereoisomer, tautomer, or pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof, wherein W is a bond, —C(?S)—, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(?O)—, —O—, —C(R6)(R7)—, —N(R5)— or —C(?N(R5))—; X is —O—, —N(R5)— or —C(R6)(R7)—; provided that when X is —O—, U is not —O—, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(?O)— or —C(?NR5)—; U is a bond, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(O)—, —O—, —P(O)(OR15)—, —C(?NR5)—, —(C(R6)(R7))b— or —N(R5)—; wherein b is 1 or 2; provided that when W is —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—, U is not —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—; provided that when X is —N(R5)— and W is —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—, then U is not a bond; and R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 are as defined in the specification; and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of formula I.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Pharmacopeia Drug Discovery, Inc.
    Inventors: Zhaoning Zhu, Brian A McKittrick, Zhong-Yue Sun, Yuanzan C Ye, Johannes H Voigt, Corey Strickland, Elizabeth M. Smith, Andrew Stamford, William J. Greenlee, Robert Mazzola, John Caldwell, Jared N. Cumming, Lingyan Wang, Yusheng Wu, Ulrich Iserloh, Tao Guo, Thuy X. H. Le, Kurt W. Saionz, Suresh D. Babu, Rachael C. Hunter, Michelle L. Morris, Huizhong Gu, Gang Qian, Dawit Tadesse
  • Publication number: 20140193363
    Abstract: The present invention discloses compounds of Formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof: which inhibit RNA-containing virus, particularly the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Consequently, the compounds of the present invention interfere with the life cycle of the hepatitis C virus and are also useful as antiviral agents. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the aforementioned compounds for administration to a subject suffering from HCV infection. The invention also relates to methods of treating an HCV infection in a subject by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compounds of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: ENANTA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yao-Ling Qiu, Ce Wang, Xiaowen Peng, Lu Ying, Yat Sun Or
  • Patent number: 8703938
    Abstract: The present invention discloses compounds of Formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof: which inhibit RNA-containing virus, particularly the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Consequently, the compounds of the present invention interfere with the life cycle of the hepatitis C virus and are also useful as antiviral agents. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the aforementioned compounds for administration to a subject suffering from HCV infection. The invention also relates to methods of treating an HCV infection in a subject by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compounds of the present invention. The present invention relates to novel antiviral compounds represented herein above, pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods for the treatment or prophylaxis of viral (particularly HCV) infection in a subject in need of such therapy with the compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Yat Sun Or, Ce Wang, Lu Ying, Xiaowen Peng, Yao-Ling Qiu
  • 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: 20140051862
    Abstract: This invention provides new compounds having NPY Y5 antagonistic activity. The present inventors found that a compound of the formula (I): wherein R1 is substituted or unsubstituted alkyl or the like; p, q and r are each independently 0 or 1; ring A is oxadiazole; and R2 is substituted or unsubstituted alkyl or the like, has NPY Y5 antagonistic activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2012
    Publication date: February 20, 2014
    Applicant: Shionogi & Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyohei Hayashi, Yuusuke Tamura, Naoki Omori
  • Patent number: 8653070
    Abstract: The present invention discloses compounds of Formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof: which inhibit RNA-containing virus, particularly the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Consequently, the compounds of the present invention interfere with the life cycle of the hepatitis C virus and are also useful as antiviral agents. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the aforementioned compounds for administration to a subject suffering from HCV infection. The invention also relates to methods of treating an HCV infection in a subject by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compounds of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2014
    Assignee: Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Yao-Ling Qiu, Ce Wang, Xiaowen Peng, Hui Cao, Lu Ying, Yat Sun Or
  • Publication number: 20130231342
    Abstract: The invention relates to (hetero)aryl cyclopropylamine compounds, including particularly the compounds of formula (I) as described and defined herein, and their use in therapy, including, e.g., in the treatment or prevention of cancer, a neurological disease or condition, or a viral infection. Thus, in one specific aspect the invention relates to formulas (II), (III), (IV), (V), (VI), (VII), (VIII), (IX).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2011
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Applicant: Oryzon Fenomics S.A.
    Inventors: Alberto Ortega Muñoz, Matthew Colin Thor Fyfe, Marc Martinell Pedemonte, Iñigo Tirapu Fernandez de la Cuesta, Maria de los Ángeles Estirate-Martinez
  • Publication number: 20130158004
    Abstract: Azetidine derivatives of which the following is exemplary and their use in the treatment of obesity, diabetes or dyslipidemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Inventors: Martin FLECK, Bernd NOSSE, Niklas HEINE, Gerald Juergen ROTH
  • Publication number: 20130137691
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula (I): in which: n is equal to 0 or 1; D represents an oxygen atom or a bond; W represents a nitrogen atom or a —CH— group; X1 represents a nitrogen atom or a —CH?CH— group; X2 represents an oxygen atom or a nitrogen atom; X3 represents an oxygen atom or a nitrogen atom; one of X1, X2, X3 being other than a nitrogen atom, X2 and X3 not being an oxygen atom at the same time; R1, R2 are absent or represent, (i) independently of one another, a hydrogen atom or a (C1-C4)alkyl group, (ii) R1 and R2 may form, with the carbon atom to which they are attached, a —(C3-C10)cycloalkyl- group; Y represents a —(C3-C10)cycloalkyl-, aryl or aryloxy group, said groups being optionally substituted with one or more substituents chosen from a halogen atom or a (C1-C6)alkoxy group; Z1 is absent or represents an —NH— function; Z2 and Z3 are as defined in the description.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2013
    Publication date: May 30, 2013
    Applicant: SANOFI
    Inventor: Sanofi
  • Patent number: 8450341
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to new inhibitors of the p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase having the general formula (I), processes for preparation thereof, pharmaceutical compositions thereof, and methods of use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignee: Almirall, S.A.
    Inventors: Paul Robert Eastwood, Jacob Gonzalez Rodriguez, Victor Giulio Matassa
  • Patent number: 8410150
    Abstract: A CPT inhibitor compound is represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. A pharmaceutical composition comprises a compound represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. A method of treating a subject having cancer comprises administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: University Health Network
    Inventors: Heinz W. Pauls, Peter Brent Sampson, Bryan T. Forrest, Radoslaw Laufer, Yong Liu, Miklos Feher, Yi Yao, Guohua Pan
  • Publication number: 20130079271
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides a novel class of biaryl spiroaminooxazoline analogues as modulators of ?2C adrenergic receptor agonists, methods of preparing such compounds, pharmaceutical compositions containing one or more such compounds, methods of preparing pharmaceutical formulations comprising one or more such compounds, and methods of treatment, prevention, inhibition, or amelioration of one or more conditions associated with the ?2C adrenergic receptors using such compounds or pharmaceutical compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2010
    Publication date: March 28, 2013
    Inventors: Kevin D. McCormick, Ning Shao, Younong Yu, Xianhai Huang, Manuel De Lera Ruiz, Anandan Palani, Junying Zheng, Christopher W. Boyce, Robert G. Aslanian, Jianhua Chao
  • Publication number: 20130018066
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of the formula I or a stereoisomer, tautomer, or pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof, wherein W is a bond, —C(?S)—, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(?O)—, —O—, —C(R6)(R7)—, —N(R5)— or —C(?N(R5))—; X is —O—, —N(R5)— or —C(R6)(R7)—; provided that when X is —O—, U is not —O—, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(?O)— or —C(?NR5)—; U is a bond, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(O)—, —O—, —P(O)(OR15)—, —C(?NR5)—, —(C(R6)(R7))b— or —N(R5)—; wherein b is 1 or 2; provided that when W is —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—, U is not —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—; provided that when X is —N(R5)— and W is —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—, then U is not a bond; and R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 are as defined in the specification; and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of formula I.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2012
    Publication date: January 17, 2013
    Applicant: Schering Corporation & Pharmacopeia Drug Discovery Inc.
    Inventors: Zhaoning Zhu, Brian A. McKittrick, Zhong-Yue Sun, Yuanzan C. Ye, Johannes H. Voigt, Corey Strickland, Elizabeth M. Smith, Andrew Stamford, William J. Greenlee, Robert Mazzola, John Caldwell, Jared N. Cumming, Lingyan Wang, Yusheng Wu, Ulrich Iserloh, Tao Guo, Thuy X.H. Le, Kurt W. Saionz, Suresh D. Babu, Rachael C. Hunter, Michelle L. Morris, Huizhong Gu, Gang Qian, Dawit Tadesse
  • 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
  • Patent number: 8334309
    Abstract: Novel heterocyclic indazole derivatives of the formula (I), in which L, Q, R, X, Y, R3, R4 and R5 have the meanings indicated in Claim 1, are SGK inhibitors and can be used for the treatment of SGK-induced diseases and complaints, such as diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome (dyslipidaemia), systemic and pulmonary hypertonia, cardiovascular diseases and kidney diseases, generally in fibroses and inflammatory processes of any type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Merck Patent Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung
    Inventors: Markus Klein, Norbert Beier
  • Patent number: 8288403
    Abstract: The invention relates to methods for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis, Dutch-type (HCHWA-D), multi-infarct dementia, dementia pugilistica and Down syndrome which comprise administering a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of formula I wherein R1, R2, R3, V, W, Y, and Z are as defined herein or a pharmaceutically active acid addition salt of such compounds. The invention also relates to a subgenus of such compounds and pharmaceutical compositions containing them, as well as methods for their manufacture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Karlheinz Baumann, Erwin Goetschi, Synese Jolidon, Anja Limberg, Thomas Luebbers
  • Patent number: 8236829
    Abstract: Bicyclic derivatives useful as ion channel antagonists are disclosed herein. The compositions thereof are useful for treating or relieving pain-related conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Timothy Donald Neubert, Aarti Sameer Kawatkar, Esther Ann Martinborough, Andreas P. Termin, Nicole Hilgraf
  • Patent number: 8221737
    Abstract: The present invention discloses compounds of Formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof: which inhibit RNA-containing virus, particularly the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Consequently, the compounds of the present invention interfere with the life cycle of the hepatitis C virus and are also useful as antiviral agents. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the aforementioned compounds for administration to a subject suffering from HCV infection. The invention also relates to methods of treating an HCV infection in a subject by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compounds of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Yat Sun Or, Xiaowen Peng, Lu Ying, Ce Wang, Yao-Ling Qiu
  • Publication number: 20110311593
    Abstract: The invention relates to N-hydroxylated amidines, guanidines and aminohydrazones for application on the skin. In particular, the invention relates to transdermal therapeutic systems containing N-hydroxylated amidines, guanidines and aminohydrazones as a prodrug, and to methods for producing and using such systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2010
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Inventors: Rudolf Matusch, Hans-Rainer Hoffmann, Bodo Asmussen, Andreas Koch
  • Patent number: 8063044
    Abstract: This invention relates to pyrazole derivatives of formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates or derivative thereofs, wherein R1 to R4 are defined in the description, and to processes for the preparation thereof, intermediates used in their preparation of, compositions containing them and the uses of such derivatives. The compounds of the present invention bind to the enzyme reverse transcriptase and are modulators, especially inhibitors thereof. As such the compounds of the present invention are useful in the treatment of a variety of disorders including those in which the inhibition of reverse transcriptase is implicated. Disorders of interest include those caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and genetically related retroviruses, such as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2011
    Assignee: Pfizer Inc.
    Inventors: Lyn Howard Jones, Charles Eric Mowbray, David Anthony Price, Matthew Duncan Selby, Paul Anthony Stupple
  • Publication number: 20110230477
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to novel compounds of formula (I) and their use in treating metabolic diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2009
    Publication date: September 22, 2011
    Applicant: Euroscreen S.A.
    Inventors: Hamid Hoveyda, Cyrille Evangelos Brantis, Guillaume Dutheuil, Ludivine Zoute, Didier Schils, Jerome Bernard
  • Publication number: 20110190355
    Abstract: Novel heterocyclic indazole derivatives of the formula (I), in which L, Q, R, X, Y, R3, R4 and R5 have the meanings indicated in Claim 1, are SGK inhibitors and can be used for the treatment of SGK-induced diseases and complaints, such as diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome (dyslipidaemia), systemic and pulmonary hypertonia, cardiovascular diseases and kidney diseases, generally in fibroses and inflammatory processes of any type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2008
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GESELLSCHAFT MIT BESCHRANKTER HAFTUNG
    Inventors: Markus Klein, Norbert Beier
  • Publication number: 20110112073
    Abstract: The present invention relates to HSF activating compounds, methods for their discovery, and their research and therapeutic uses, as well as pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, chelates, non-covalent complexes, prodrugs, mixtures (including both R and S enantiomeric forms and racemic mixtures thereof), and pharmaceutical Formulations thereof. In particular, the present invention provides compounds capable of facilitating HSF1 homotrimerization, and methods of using such compounds as therapeutic agents to treat a number of conditions associated with irregular HSF1 activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2010
    Publication date: May 12, 2011
    Applicant: DUKE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Dennis J. Thiele, Daniel W. Neef, Jose S. Mendoza
  • Publication number: 20110071126
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a compound represented by the following structural formula or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Pharmaceutical compositions and method of use of the compounds are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2010
    Publication date: March 24, 2011
    Inventors: Salvacion CACATIAN, David A. CLAREMON, Lawrence W. DILLARD, Klaus FUCHS, Niklas HEINE, Lanqi JIA, Katerina LEFTHERIS, Brian McKEEVER, Angel MORALES-RAMOS, Suresh B. SINGH, Shankar VENKATRAMAN, Guosheng WU, Zhongren WU, Zhenrong XU, Jing YUAN, Yajun ZHENG
  • Publication number: 20100331283
    Abstract: This invention relates to inhibitors of mitotic kinesins, particularly KSP, and methods for producing these inhibitors. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising the inhibitors of the invention and methods of utilizing the inhibitors and pharmaceutical compositions in the treatment and prevention of various disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2010
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Applicant: Array BioPharma Inc.
    Inventors: Jeremy Hans, Eli M. Wallace, Qian Zhao, Shelley Allen, Ellen Laird, Joseph P. Lyssikatos, John E. Robisnson, Christopher P. Corrette, Robert Kirk DeLisle, Walter C. Voegtti
  • Patent number: 7855220
    Abstract: Bicyclic derivatives useful as ion channel antagonists are disclosed herein. The compositions thereof are useful for treating or relieving pain-related conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Timothy Neubert, Nicole Zimmermann, Esther Martinborough, Aarti Kawatkar, Andreas Termin
  • Publication number: 20100317653
    Abstract: Compounds of formula (I), and salts and pro-drugs thereof: wherein for example R1 is optionally substituted aryl or heteroaryl; Y is a linking group selected from, for example, a direct bond, and a (substituted) alkyl chain; R2 is an optionally substituted aryl, an optionally substituted cycloalkyl or an optionally substituted heterocyclic group; are described. Processes to make such compounds and their use as DGAT inhibitors, for example in the treatment of obesity, are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2010
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Applicant: AstraZeneca AB
    Inventors: Alan Martin BIRCH, Suzanne Saxon Bowker, Roger John Butlin, Craig Samuel Donald, William Mccoull, Thorsten Nowak, Alleyn Plowright
  • Publication number: 20100316607
    Abstract: The present invention discloses compounds of Formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof: which inhibit RNA-containing virus, particularly the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Consequently, the compounds of the present invention interfere with the life cycle of the hepatitis C virus and are also useful as antiviral agents. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the aforementioned compounds for administration to a subject suffering from HCV infection. The invention also relates to methods of treating an HCV infection in a subject by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compounds of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2010
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Inventors: Yat Sun Or, Xiaowen Peng, Lu Ying, Ce Wang, Yao-Ling Qiu
  • Publication number: 20100297097
    Abstract: The present invention relates to substituted triazole compounds of the formula (I): and salts thereof, to pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use in medicine. In particular, the invention relates to compounds for inhibiting SCD activity, such as diseases related to elevated lipid levels, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, skin disorders such as acne, diseases or conditions related to cancer and the treatment of symptoms linked to the production of the amyloid plaque-forming A?42 peptide such as Alzheimer's disease and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2008
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Inventors: Anne Marie Jeanne Bouillot, Alain Laroze
  • Publication number: 20100292274
    Abstract: A new class of haloalkyl heteroaryl benzamides is described. These compounds show strong activity against hepatitis viruses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Publication date: November 18, 2010
    Inventors: Jean-Francois Rossignol, J. Edward Semple
  • Patent number: 7820663
    Abstract: The present invention is related substituted enaminones represented by a compound of Formula I that are novel allosteric modulators of ?7 nAChRs. The invention also discloses the treatment of disorders that are responsive to enhancement of acetylcholine action on ?7 nAChRs in a mammal by administering an effective amount of a compound of Formula I.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Derk J. Hogenkamp, Timothy B. C. Johnstone, Kelvin W. Gee
  • Publication number: 20100221215
    Abstract: The present invention discloses compounds of Formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, esters, or prodrugs thereof: which inhibit RNA-containing virus, particularly the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Consequently, the compounds of the present invention interfere with the life cycle of the hepatitis C virus and are also useful as antiviral agents. The present invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the aforementioned compounds for administration to a subject suffering from HCV infection. The invention also relates to methods of treating an HCV infection in a subject by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compounds of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2010
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Inventors: Yao-Ling Qiu, Ce Wang, Xiaowen Peng, Lu Ying, Yat Sun Or
  • Publication number: 20100173958
    Abstract: Compounds of formula (I), or salts thereof, which inhibit acetyl CoA(acetyl coenzyme A):diacylglycerol acyltransferase (DGAT1) activity are provided, wherein, for example, R1 is optionally substituted phenyl or naphthyl; Ring A is selected from (3-6C)cycloalkyl, (5-12C)bicycloalkyl and phenyl; n is 0, 1 or 2; R2 is, for example, hydrogen, fluoro, chloro or hydroxy; Ring B is selected from (3-6C)cycloalkyl, (5-12C)bicycloalkyl and phenyl; L1 is a direct bond or a defined linker group and R3 is, for example, hydroxy, carboxy or (1-6C)alkoxycarbonyl; together with processes for their preparation, pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as medicaments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2007
    Publication date: July 8, 2010
    Inventors: Stuart Norman Lile Bennett, Roger John Butlin, Alleyn Thomas Plowright
  • Publication number: 20100120874
    Abstract: The invention relates to methods for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis, Dutch-type (HCHWA-D), multi-infarct dementia, dementia pugilistica and Down syndrome which comprise administering a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of formula I wherein R1, R2, R3, V, W, Y, and Z are as defined herein or a pharmaceutically active acid addition salt of such compounds. The invention also relates to a subgenus of such compounds and pharmaceutical compositions containing them, as well as methods for their manufacture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2009
    Publication date: May 13, 2010
    Inventors: Karlheinz Baumann, Erwin Goetschi, Synese Jolidon, Anja Limberg, Thomas Luebbers
  • Patent number: 7659270
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to compounds, compositions and methods for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds and methods for using these compounds in the treatment of HCV infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2010
    Assignee: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
    Inventors: Carol Bachand, Makonen Belema, Daniel H. Deon, Andrew C. Good, Jason Goodrich, Clint A. James, Rico Lavoie, Omar D. Lopez, Alain Martel, Nicholas A. Meanwell, Van N. Nguyen, Jeffrey Lee Romine, Edward H. Ruediger, Lawrence B. Snyder, Denis R. St. Laurent, Fukang Yang, David R. Langley, Lawrence G. Hamann
  • Publication number: 20100004298
    Abstract: Provided are 5-membered heterocycle-based p38 kinase, including p38? and p38? kinase, inhibitors. Pharmaceutical compositions containing the compounds are also provided. Methods of use of the compounds and compositions are also provided, including methods of treatment, prevention, or amelioration of one or more symptoms of p38 kinase mediated diseases and disorders, including, but not limited to, inflammatory diseases and disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2009
    Publication date: January 7, 2010
    Inventors: Qing Dong, Fabrice Pierre, Jianqiang Wang
  • Publication number: 20090286837
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compounds which inhibit urokinase-plasminogen activator (uPA), have a high bioavailability and can be administered orally, and to their use as therapeutic active substances for the treatment of disorders associated with urokinase and/or urokinase receptor, for example tumours and metastasis. The invention relates in particular to compounds containing oxadiazole groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2006
    Publication date: November 19, 2009
    Inventors: Stefan Sperl, Jana Zimmermann, Klaus Koch
  • Publication number: 20090258868
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of the formula I or a stereoisomer, tautomer, or pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof, wherein W is a bond, —C(?S)—, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(?O)—, —O—, —C(R6)(R7)—, —N(R5)— or —C(?N(R5))—; X is —O—, —N(R5)— or —C(R6)(R7)—; provided that when X is —O—, U is not —O—, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(?O)— or —C(?NR5)—; U is a bond, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(O)—, —O—, —P(O)(OR15)—, —C(?NR5)—, —(C(R6)(R7))b— or —N(R5)—; wherein b is 1 or 2; provided that when W is —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—, U is not —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—; provided that when X is —N(R5)— and W is —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—, then U is not a bond; and R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 are as defined in the specification; and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of formula I.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2008
    Publication date: October 15, 2009
    Inventors: Zhaoning Zhu, Brian A. McKittrick, Zhong-Yue Sun, Yuanzan C. Ye, Johannes H. Voigt, Corey Strickland, Elizabeth M. Smith, Andrew Stamford, William J. Greenlee, Robert Mazzola, John Caldwell, Jared N. Cumming, Lingyan Wang, Yusheng Wu, Ulrich Iserloh, Tao Guo, Thuy X.H. Le, Kurt W. Saionz, Suresh D. Babu, Rachael C. Hunter, Michelle L. Morris, Huizhong Gu, Gang Qian, Dawit Tadesse
  • Patent number: 7553973
    Abstract: The instant invention provides compounds of Formula Ia which are leukotriene biosynthesis inhibitors. Compounds of Formula Ia are useful as anti-atherosclerotic, anti-asthmatic, anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory and cytoprotective agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2009
    Assignee: Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.
    Inventors: Marc Blouin, Erich L. Grimm, Yves Gareau, Marc Gagnon, Helene Juteau, Sebastien Laliberte, Bruce MacKay, Richard Friesen
  • Patent number: 7439242
    Abstract: Modulators of PPAR? activity are provided which are useful in pharmaceutical compositions and methods for the treatment of conditions such as type II diabetes and obesity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2008
    Assignee: Amgen Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan B. Houze, Lawrence R. McGee, Steven Marc Rubenstein
  • Publication number: 20080255210
    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: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Publication date: October 16, 2008
    Inventors: Robert Eugene Hormann, Orestes Chortyk, Dat Phat Le