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Sensorion Announced Orphan Drug Designation for OTOF-GT

Sensorion (FR0012596468 – ALSEN) a clinical-stage biotechnology company which specializes in the development of novel therapies to restore, treat, and prevent within the field of hearing loss disorders, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) to OTOF-GT, Sensorion’s lead gene therapy program, intended for the treatment of otoferlin gene-mediated hearing loss. Sensorion is on track to file a Clinical Trial Application for OTOF-GT in the first half of 2023.

Sensorion and Pasteur Institute to Collaborate on Gene Therapy Products

Sensorion announced a letter of intent with Pasteur Institute in Paris to exclusively negotiate a framework agreement to obtain the exclusive licenses to develop and commercialize gene therapy product candidates for restoration, treatment, and prevention of hearing loss disorders. They will collaborate on several lead programs to correct monogenic forms of hereditary hearing loss including, among others, the Usher syndrome type 1 and otoferlin deficiency, according to the announcement.

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Sensorion Announces Publication of Seliforant Phase 1 Study Data

Seliforant (formerly SENS-111) is currently being studied in an ongoing Phase 2 trial for the treatment of acute unilateral vestibulopathy, a debilitating disease of the inner ear. Its maker, Sensorion, has announced the publication of data in the ‘British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology’ from a Phase 1 study evaluating the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics of the drug in healthy subjects. More data are expected at the end of 2018.

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Sensorion to Present Data at ANS Annual Meeting, April 20-22

The data being presented by Sensorion include results from a study of SENS-401 in preclinical models, designed to determine how long after hearing loss onset SENS-401 could be administered, and results from a study conducted in collaboration with the University of Connecticut (UConn Health) of a circulating blood biomarker for hearing loss.

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