Product Pipeline

SB0101 – A Novel Non-Opioid Biologic for Neuropathic Pain

Sciatica and painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) affect approximately 40 million patients in EU and US. Currently there is no registered drug for sciatica and around  50% of patients with PDN are inadequately treated. 

With its unique and reparative mechanism, SB0101 is poised to become a first-in-class therapeutic and has demonstrated  clinically meaningful  effects in both a phase I multiascending dose study and in a multicenter phase IIa proof-of-concept study in chronic sciatica.  Encouraged by these positive clinical data we are ready to initiate phase IIb trials, IND approved by the FDA.

SB0201 – A Novel Reparative Gene Therapy Device for Treatment of Sensorineural Hearing Loss

More than 35 million patients suffer from sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), a condition frequently impacting people’s ability to socialize, work and to live normal lives. SNHL develops in response to damage of the sensory hair cells and nerve pathways of the inner ear that sense and transmit sound  to the brain. Building on the direct implantation in the cochlea, we have developed the gene therapy device SB0201 that complements and expands the therapeutic scope for many patients currently with suboptimal treatment options. Encouraged by the therapeutic effects obtained in preclinical models SB0201 has entered preclinical safety studies to prepare for clinical translation.

SB0501 – A first in class reparative therapy for pharmacoresistant temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE)

Epilepsy affects tens of millions of individuals worldwide and is characterized by debilitating seizures, cognitive decline, and psychiatric disorders.  A significant portion of epilepsies in adults originate focally from temporal lobe structures. These TLEs cannot be cured and one third of all patients do not respond to pharmacological treatment. Even when effective at reducing seizures, the currently available drugs typically cause significant unwanted side effects.  Because of the focal nature of TLE, we have developed the gene therapy device SB0501 that targets the affected anatomical structures and secretes potent antiepileptic biologics. SB0501 has shown strong antiepileptic effects in animal models of TLE and are associated with cognitive improvements and no evidence of side effects. 

Precision therapies in research phase

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD) are heterogeneous neurodegenerative disorders in terms of clinical expression and disease pathology. It is therefore unlikely that there will be a one-therapy-fix all solution. Rather, tailored therapies for specific disease subtypes are more likely to succeed.

Product

Indication

Research           Preclin. dev.

Phase I           Phase II

Sciatica

Painful diabetic neuropathy

Phase IIb

Phase IIa

SB04Dx

SB06Dx

      Injectable pipeline

 Oesteroathrietis

GRN related frontotemporal dementia (FTD/GRN)

Preclinical (Proof of concept)

SB0201

SB0501

SB03Dx

Gene therapy pipeline

Sensorineural hearing loss

Pharmacoresistent temporal lobe epilepsy

GBA1 related Parkinsons Disease (PD/GBA1)

GLP-tox

GLP-tox

Preclinical (Proof of concept)