On September 19, MSD announced that the U.S. FDA has accepted and granted priority review for a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) seeking approval for Welireg (Belzutifan), Merck's oral hypoxia-inducible factor-2 alpha (HIF-2α) inhibitor, for the treatment of adult patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Welireg was the first HIF-2α inhibitor therapy approved in the U.S. and is currently approved for the treatment of adult patients with von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease who require therapy for associated RCC, central nervous system hemangioblastomas, or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, not requiring immediate surgery.
Chemenu has been working to develop more compounds for drug discovery. Here are the building blocks we can provide.