molecules of the month

June 2022

A SETD2 inhibitor with Fast Track Status for hematological malignancies, a CNS-penetrating, ATP-competitive LRRK2 inhibitor for Parkinson’s disease, and an oral nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist are some examples of this month's MOTM.

In the slide deck, you'll find a small molecule that modulates a protein that has only been targeted with antibodies so far and a drug that takes advantage of the glutamate NMDA receptor hypofunction hypothesis.

Check out the ten molecule minireviews in the slide deck, which covers:

  • Where are all of the Molecules of the Month in clinical development?
  • What's known about differentiation from previous molecules?
  • Where did the starting points come from?
  • Industry context, mechanism of action details, and more…

Thanks to reviewers Bryan McKibben, PhD and Chris Gampe, PhD for their nominations and commentary this month.

A slide deck with more details about each molecule is available.

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