Affinium Pharmaceuticals

Debiopharm, Nobelex Biotech collaborate

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Debiopharm Group, a Switzerland-based global biopharmaceutical company developing prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs including anti-infective and oncology therapeutics as well as companion diagnostics, and Nobelex Biotech, a Canadian company focusing on the discovery and early development of novel antimicrobial drugs, are collaborating on two discovery programs to develop antibiotics targeting Neisseria gonorrhoeae and enteric species utilizing a novel mechanism of action.

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Affinium doses first patient with oral AFN-1252 for skin infections

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Affinium Pharmaceuticals has dosed its first patient in a multi-center phase II clinical trial evaluating oral AFN-1252 in acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections. The phase II trial is the first human efficacy study conducted with this new class of antibiotic and follows the recently completed phase I trials, which demonstrated excellent safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of AFN-1252 in single and multiple ascending oral dosages.

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