Saturday, November 18, 2017

Cyclodextrins – Recipes To Make Edible Nanostructures and CD MOFs To LifeSaving Drug Treatments

September 6, 2010 by  
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Kenneth Chang of the New York Times reports on researchers creating edible nanostructures with gamma cyclodextrin which researchers are calling edible CD MOF (metal-organic frameworks). Of course, another amazing discovery with cyclodextrin that was found by accident! Potential applications with this gamma cyclodextrin (CD MOF) could include storing hydrogen in future fuel cells in cars. [...]

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IND Application Filed With FDA To Bring Cyclodextrin Into The Brain To Treat Fatal Childhood Cholesterol Disease

July 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Cyclodextrin

After months and months of work and input by doctors and researchers, Dr. Caroline Hastings at Children’s Hospital Research Center Oakland filed our second Investigational New Drug application (IND) with the FDA on July 14, 2010. The 200+ page IND filing details our request to deliver hydroxy-propel-beta-cyclodextrin (HPBCD or CYCLO) directly into Addi and Cassi’s [...]

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FDA Grants Orphan Drug Status For Cyclodextrin Compound To Treat Fatal Genetic Cholesterol Disease

May 16, 2010 by  
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Drum roll, please! Dr. Caroline Hastings at Children’s Hospital Oakland and Research Center received a call on Friday afternoon from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding the orphan drug submission we made at the end of February. While we have not received the official letter by mail (probably next week), it appears our Orphan [...]

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FDA Orphan Drug Workshop Makes Filing Applications Easy – Even For Rare Disease Patient Advocates!

February 27, 2010 by  
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At a historic orphan drug workshop held by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Feb. 25-26 and before World Rare Disease Day 2010, we filed a momentous orphan drug application with the FDA for the treatment of Niemann Pick Type C disease with cyclodextrin. Our filing occurred in Claremont, CA, at the Keck Graduate Institute’s Center [...]

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The Road to Building a New Orphan Drug – Am I Mad?

February 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Cyclodextrin

On February 25-26, 2010, I will be attending the inaugural FDA Build-an-Orphan-Drug-Workshop hosted by the Center for Rare Disease Therapies at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, Calif.  FDA agency experts will be on hand to provide guidance on applying for orphan drug designation. I will be attending the workshop with Dr. Ron Browne, hired [...]

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