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Anti-obesity drugs: an inventor's perspective

After years of anti-obesity disappointments, Orexigen's Contrave, Vivus's Qnexa and Arena's lorcaserin stand on the verge of being filed with the US FDA. Professor Michael Cowley, inventor of Contrave and former chief scientific officer of Orexigen, speaks with Scrip's Asher Mullard about his views on the obesity field.

Metabolic Disorders Cardiovascular

Start-Up Previews (07/2007)

A preview of the emerging health care companies profiled in the current, all-profiles issue of Start-Up. This month's profile groups are "Start-Ups in Obesity," "New Technologies for Infertility," and "New Zealand Biotech." Plus these Start-Ups Across Health Care: Intelect Medical, N Spine, and Solace Pharmaceuticals.

Start-Ups in Obesity

The unanimous rejection of Sanofi-Aventis' obesity drug rimonabant by an FDA Advisory Committee in June hasn't put off the host of firms, large and small, seeking an answer to the obesity epidemic. Despite the many drug casualties in this area, still, it seems, no approach is ruled out.


Obecure Ltd.

Israel's Obecure is investigating the potential of a marketed compound, betahistine, in obesity. It's hoping this repositioning approach will both accelerate timelines and help it overcome growing drug safety hurdles.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Middle East
      • Israel
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Obecure Ltd.
  • Senior Management
  • Yaffa Beck , CEO
    Ronit Gross, Dir., Bus. Dev.
    Ami Eyal , MD, Dir., Clin.
  • Contact Info
  • Obecure Ltd.
    Phone: (972) 37534100
    5-7 Shoham St.
    Paz Towers
    Ramat Gan, 52521