Evgen Pharma focuses on healthy pipeline of clinical programmes

  • Evgen Pharma hails Auckland study confirming potential efficacy of anticancer drug
  • Evgen Pharma now has the financial runway to exploit its technology after ‘transformative’ City fundraiser
  • Market Report: FTSE gets jab of confidence as Moderna vaccine starts UK rollout

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Evgen Pharma is a clinical stage drug development company developing sulforaphane-based medicines for the treatment of multiple diseases. Our pipeline is derived from our proprietary Sulforadex(R) technology, and includes a number of synthetic, stabilised analogues of the naturally occurring compound sulforaphane. Many peer-reviewed scientific papers have identified the medical potential of sulforaphane in multiple indications.

20 Sep 2021

(, ) said the recent publication in a scientific journal of in vitro data shows the effectiveness of the company’s lead asset in glioblastoma cells and 3D spheroids.

Data on the effect of the company’s potential anticancer drug, SFX-01, on proliferation of human glioblastoma cell lines from several patients in New Zealand, was published in the pre-print journal BioRxIV by Dr Euphemia Leung and Prof Bruce Baguley of the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

3D spheroids are aggregations of tumour cells that more closely reflect the structure of tumours in patients.

“In these in vitro experiments, SFX-01 demonstrated inhibition of glioblastoma cell growth, confirming work previously announced by the company in another academic centre,” said Evgen in a statement on Monday.

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02 Sep 2021

(, ) said its SFX-01 drug has been granted an orphan drug designation (OD) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of malignant glioma.

The clinical stage drug development company submitted its application for OD designation on 13 July 2021.

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13 Jul 2021

() announced progress for its lead asset on two fronts in the field of cancer.

In the US, it has applied to the Food & Drug Administration for orphan drug (OD) status for SFX-01 in the area of glioma, a brain cancer with a very poor prognosis.

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09 Mar 2021

‘Transformative’ is the word Huw Jones uses to describe the recent GBP11mln fundraising by ().

“It allows us to accelerate some substantial work now,” the company’s CEO says.

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07 Apr 2021

The Market Report with Katie Pilbeam. FTSE 100 open strongly again on vaccine news and a switch in to duller, less cyclical stocks. The blue-chip index was up 62 to 6,885 in early trades.

shares rose 3% as retail investors were allowed to trade for the first time. Some 70,000 small investors bought shares in what has been dubbed the worst IPO ever.

Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine has started to be rolled out in the UK making it the third version now being administered to people in Britain. Patients in Carmarthenshire in Wales were the first to receive the new vaccine.

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Evgen Pharma PLC’s (LON:EVG) Dr Huw Jones joins Proactive London to go through their portfolio with progress for is lead asset on two fronts in the field of cancer.

Jones firstly addresses the results of the ‘STAR’ Covid-19 trial of its lead asset, ‘SFX-01’ which was implemented as an…

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