Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a clinical-stage, biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics primarily to treat cancer. Our primary focus is the development of product candidates referred to as vascular disrupting agents, or VDAs, that selectively disable and destroy abnormal blood vessels that provide solid tumors a means of growth and survival, and also are associated with visual impairment in a number of ophthalmological diseases and conditions. Our lead compound, ZYBRESTAT ® is a reversible tubulin binding agent that works by disrupting the network of abnormal blood vessels, or vasculature, within solid tumors, also referred to as vascular disruption. Vascular disruption leads to tumor hypoxia, which refers to the process of starving the tumor of vitally necessary oxygen supply and subsequent tumor cell death. ... More ...