AMIDEBIO Awarded SBIR Phase II Grant to Further Development of its Novel Glucagons for the Treatment of Hyperinsulinism

AmideBio, LLC, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has received $1.56M in funding through a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The goal of this two-year grant is to enable an Investigational New Drug (IND) filing with the FDA of a clinical candidate for the long term treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism. Several promising glucagon analogs were identified during the Phase I SBIR, and the Phase II grant will enable the final selection of a clinical candidate and preparation of an IND.  Read the full press release.