Glenmark's Novel Biologics Entity pipeline
With the addition of GBR 830 to the pipeline, Glenmark will now have three monoclonal antibodies in the Novel Biologics Entity (NBE) pipeline. First, GBR 500, a monoclonal antibody represents a first-in-class opportunity indicated for the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). GBR 500 has been licensed to Sanofi and is in Phase II trials in the US. The second monoclonal antibody, GBR 900 targets the TrkA receptor for pain. This project is developed under license from Lay Line Genomics S.p.A., an Italian based Company. Monoclonal antibodies specific for TrkA represent a first-in-class opportunity for the treatment of chronic pain, which has a high level of unmet need. GBR 900 is in the pre-clinical stage of development and will be developed further by Glenmark Biologics Research Centre in Switzerland.
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (GPL) is a research-driven, global, integrated pharmaceutical company. It is a leading player in the discovery of new molecules both NCEs (new chemical entity) and NBEs (new biological entity). Glenmark has a number of molecules in various stages of clinical development and is primarily focused in the areas of Inflammation (asthma/COPD, rheumatoid arthritis etc.) and Pain (neuropathic pain and inflammatory pain). The company has a significant presence in branded generics markets across emerging economies including India. Through its subsidiary, Glenmark Generics Limited it has a significant present in the US and is among the leading generics organization in the country.SOURCE Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd