Anthera Pharmaceuticals

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Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Public
Traded as NASDAQANTH
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Founded 2004
Key people
Paul F. Truex
(President and CEO)
Website Anthera.com

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation and autoimmune diseases. A-623 (Blisibimod) is Anthera’s leading drug candidate which is being developed for treatment of both systemic lupus erythematosus and IgA nephropathy.[1][2]

Product Pipeline[edit]

Blisibimod[edit]

Sollpura[edit]

July 2014, Anthera acquired Sollpura (Liprotamase) from Eli Lilly and Company.[8] Sollpura is an investigational pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) that uses three biotechnology-derived digestive enzymes intended to treat patients with endocrine pancreatic insufficiency as a result of cystic fibrosis and other diseases.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overview". Anthera Pharmaceuticals,Inc. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Management Team". Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ Groom, J; Kalled, SL; Cutler, AH; Olson, C; Woodcock, SA; Schneider, P; Tschopp, J; Cachero, TG; Batten, M; Wheway, J; Mauri, D; Cavill, D; Gordon, TP; Mackay, CR; Mackay, F (Jan 2002). "Association of BAFF/BLyS overexpression and altered B cell differentiation with Sjögren's syndrome". J Clin Invest 109 (1): 59–68. doi:10.1172/JCI14121. PMID 11781351. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ Petri, Michelle; Stohl, William; Chatham, Winn; McCune, Joseph; Chevrier, Marc; Ryel, Jeff; Recta, Virginia; Zhong, John; Freimuth, William. "ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATISM Vol. 58, No. 8, August 2008, pp 2453–2459 DOI 10.1002/art.23678 © 2008, American College of Rheumatology Association of Plasma B Lymphocyte Stimulator Levels and Disease Activity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus" (PDF). Deepblue. American College of Rheumatology. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  5. ^ Zhang, J; Roschke, K; Baker, KP; Wang, Z; Alarcon, GS; Fessler, BJ; Bastian, H; Kimberly, RP; Zhou, T (2001). "Cutting edge: a role for B lymphocyte stimulator in systemic lupus erythematosus". Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) (J Immunol) 166 (1): 6–10. doi:10.4049/jimmunol.166.1.6. PMID 11123269. 
  6. ^ "Product Candidates". Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  7. ^ Hsu, H; Khare, SD; Lee, F; Miner, K; Hu, YL; Stolina, M; Hawkins, N; Chen, Q; Ho, SY; Min, H; Xiong, F; Boone, T; Zack, DJ. "A novel modality of BAFF-specific inhibitor AMG623 peptibody reduces B-cell number and improves outcomes in murine models of autoimmune disease". Clin Exp Rheumatol (Clinical and Experimentla Rheumatology) 30 (2): 197–201. PMID 22325420. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Anthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Acquisition of Sollpura® (liprotamase) for Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency From Eli Lilly and Company". Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Anthera Pharmaceuticals. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Anthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Acquisition of Sollpura® (liprotamase) for Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency From Eli Lilly and Company". Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Anthera Pharmaceuticals. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 

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