Monday 31st of January 2022 10:35:03 PM

Acer Therapeutics secures new U.S. patent for ACER-001 for urea cycle disorders

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  • Relief Therapeutics (OTCQB:RLFTF) announced that its collaboration partner, Acer Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACER), has been issued a new patent from the USPTO for certain claims related to ACER-001 (sodium phenylbutyrate).
  • Specifically, patent 11,202,767 covers methods of use claims related to ACER-001's multi-particulate dosage formulation for oral administration as a potential treatment for Urea Cycle Disorders (UCDs) and Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD).
  • These claims are in addition to the previously reported issuance of patent 11,154,521, which covers pharmaceutical composition claims of ACER-001.
  • Both patents have an expiration date in 2036.
  • Acer's NDA for ACER-001 to treat UCDs is currently under FDA review, with a PDUFA target action date of June 5, 2022.


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