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Orphagen Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Orphagen Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Orphagen Pharmaceuticals makes screening for orphan nucelar receptors, which have a notoriously low hit-rate and high rate of false positives, more efficient. It is currently screening for cholesterol-lowering drugs; an oral drug to suppress male hormones, for treating early-stage metastatic prostate cancer; and compounds to modulate the immune system, to treat HIV/AIDS and inflammatory or auto-immune diseases.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Immune Disorders
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Orphagen Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Scott Thacher, PhD, CEO
  • Contact Info
  • Orphagen Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Phone: (858) 481-6191
    11494 Sorrento Valley
    San Diego, CA 92121