Durham, NC (January 23, 2020) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary diseases, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to reacquire the pulmonary rights to epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) inhibitors developed under a collaboration announced between the parties in 2015. Under this agreement, Vertex is eligible to receive future undisclosed royalties based upon commercial success.
Durham, North Carolina – October 31, 2019 – Parion Sciences, Inc. today announced the termination of the License Agreement dated April 28, 2017 between Parion and Shire (now Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited) that granted Shire exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize P-321. As a result of the termination, Parion regains exclusive development and commercial rights to P-321 for all indications.
Durham, NC (February 1, 2018) – Parion Sciences, a clinical stage company dedicated to developing novel therapies for the treatment of pulmonary and ocular diseases, today announced the appointment of Alison Church, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer.
Demonstrates ongoing commitment to innovation in ophthalmics for Shire
P-321 is a Phase 2 investigational topical treatment for dry eye disease
Lexington, Massachusetts, and Durham, North Carolina, US – May 1, 2017 – Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) and Parion Sciences, Inc. today announced they have entered into an agreement granting Shire exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize P-321. Shire will lead development of P-321, an investigational epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) inhibitor for the potential treatment of dry eye disease in adults, with the opportunity for Parion to co-fund.
First-in-human trial encouraging, identifies agent that is associated with signs of improvement in tear function
Clinical Data to be presented for a novel device for transnasal delivery of a pulmonary aerosol in children with Cystic Fibrosis
Durham, NC (October 25, 2016) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced that an abstract from its pulmonary research and development efforts will be presented at the 30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in Orlando, Florida, October 27 through 29, 2016.
First Patient Enrolled in P-321-202 Clinical Trial
Durham, NC (July 26, 2016) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced today it has initiated a phase 2 clinical trial of P-321 Ophthalmic Solution in patients with Dry Eye Disease (DED). P-321 is a potent inhibitor of the epithelial sodium channels (ENaC) on the ocular surface, and is expected to restore the tear film on the ocular surface in those patients with dry eye disease. Earlier this year the results of a Phase 1/2a safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics study in subjects with dry eye were presented.
Data on P-321 from clinical research to be presented on May 3rd
Durham, NC (May 2, 2016) – Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and epithelial diseases, announced today the presentation of a poster containing clinical data for the development stage dry eye treatment P-321. The presentation is a review of the results from a clinical trial of P-321 versus placebo in patients with dry eye disease and will be presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Seattle, Washington on May 3rd, 2016.
LIBOURNE FRANCE and DURHAM NC (January 19, 2016) — Ceva Santé Animale and Zoion Pharma Inc. announced today that they have entered into a collaboration to develop an epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) inhibitor to treat veterinary ocular surface diseases characterized by a lack of surface hydration, such as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) commonly called dry eye. Under the agreement, Ceva gains worldwide development and commercial rights to ZP-1 (P-1046). ZP-1 has successfully completed a proof-of-concept clinical trial in canine KCS. ZP-1 (P-1046) was originally discovered by Parion Sciences, Inc. and licensed to Zoion Pharma for veterinary use.