Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Suven Life gets patents from US for two NCEs

Suven Life Sciences (Venkat Jasti, CEO) announces that the US Patent Office has issued two Patents: US 7,718,690 and US 7,781,476 corresponding to two new chemical entities (NCEs) for the treatment of disorders associated with Neurodegenerative diseases and these patents are valid until 2022.

The granted claims of the patents include the class of selective 5-HT compounds discovered by Suven and are being developed as therapeutic agents and are useful in the treatment of cognitive impairment associated with neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer`s disease, Attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Huntington`s disease, Parkinson and Schizophrenia .

With these new patents, Suven has total of eight granted US patents on NCEs. These granted patents are exclusive intellectual property of Suven and are achieved through the internal discovery research efforts, products out of these inventions may be out-licensed at various phases of clinical development like at Phase-I or Phase-It.

``We are very pleased by the grant of these patents to Suven by US Patent office for our pipeline of molecules in CNS arena that are being developed for cognitive disorders which has an estimated $30 billion market potential globally,`` says Venkat Jasti, CEO of Suven.

Suven Life Science is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel pharmaceutical products, which are first in class or best in class therapies through the use of GPCR targets.

The company has twelve (12) internally-discovered therapeutic drug candidates currently in pre-clinical stage of development targeting conditions such as ADHD, dementia, depression, Huntington`s disease, Parkinson`s disease and obesity in addition to developmental candidate SUVN-502 for Alzheimer`s disease and Schizophrenia.
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