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FDA grants orphan drug status to Soricimed’s SOR-C13

The FDA has granted orphan drug designation to closely-held Soricimed Biopharma’s peptide, SOR-C13, for the treatment of pancreatic cancer, following a similar designation for ovarian cancer

In a statement, Paul Gunn, president and CEO of Soricimed, said receiving orphan drug status in both ovarian and pancreatic cancer highlights the unmet medical need and the potential of SOR-C13 to address these devastating cancers.

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Dipexium Pharma receives Locilex patent in Japan

Dipexium Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DPRX) has received a patent in Japan, covering a novel formulation of Locilex, an antimicrobial peptide formulated as a topical cream. The issued patent has an expiry date in June 2033.

“We are delighted to receive a Locilex patent in Japan, the third largest pharmaceuticals market in the world,” David Luci, president and CEO, said in a statement.

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Soricimed posts positive SOR-C13 data in solid tumors

Closely-held Soricimed Biopharma has announced positive top-line results from a Phase 1 open-label, dose escalation study of its first-in-class peptide, SOR-C13, in subjects with advanced solid tumor cancers.

The primary goal of the study was to assess safety and tolerability of SOR-C13 in subjects with advanced carcinomas commonly known to express the TRPV6 channel and who had failed all previous anti-cancer treatments.  SOR-C13 is the first drug candidate targeting TRPV6 to enter human clinical trials.

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