About Myonexus Therapeutics
Myonexus Therapeutics is a clinical stage gene therapy company developing first ever treatments for Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) types 2D, 2B, 2E, 2L, and 2C based on research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a leader in muscular dystrophy gene therapy discovery and translational research.
President and CEO: Michael Triplett, PhD
Treasurer & COO: Bruce Halpryn, PhD
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Companies to Exercise Purchase Option Agreement Following Positive, Preliminary Data in Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2E Program
As part of the deal, Sarepta picks up five gene therapy candidates to treat distinct types of LGMD. The original deal was inked in May 2018, when the two companies partnered to develop five gene therapy compounds.
Myonexus Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation for MYO-102, an Investigational Gene Therapy for Alpha-sarcoglycanopathy (LGMD2D)
Myonexus Therapeutics, announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation for MYO-102, a novel gene therapy candidate for alpha-sarcoglycanopathy, also known as Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2D (LGMD2D)
Myonexus Therapeutics Announces the Initiation of a Trial for the First-Ever Gene Therapy for Beta-sarcoglycanopathy, Also Known as Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2E
First-in-human trial of MYO-101 based on promising pre-clinical results offering the first corrective approach for LGMD2E
Myonexus Therapeutics Receives FDA Rare Pediatric Drug Designation for Pioneering Treatment of Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2E
Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for MYO-101 Program Reflects Compelling Data and Enables Priority Review Voucher Eligibility
5/4/2018Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics slipped Thursday after the company announced a European Medicines Agency committee rejected Exondys 51 (eteplirsen), the company’s treatment for Duchenne Muscular dystrophy.
Myonexus Therapeutics Secures $2.5M Seed Financing to Clinically Advance Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD) Gene Therapies
The seed financing will enable Myonexus to initiate a systemic Phase 1/2a clinical trial of MYO-101, the company’s gene therapy candidate for treating LGMD2E (beta-sarcoglycanopathy), in early 2018.