BioCentury on BioBusiness,
Emerging Company Profile
Oncorena targets RCC metastases; but faces cost-benefit challenges
Related tables, figures and sidebars
Oncorena: Metastatic destruction
Monday, January 21, 2013
Oncorena AB is banking on the specificity of orellanine for
killing kidney cells anywhere in the body to prolong survival in patients with
metastatic renal cell carcinoma. But the probable side effects mean the company
will be challenged to show any survival benefit outweighs the drug's impact on
quality of life and heath economics.
Oncorena's orellanine is a
toxin derived from the Cortinarius genus of mushrooms. According to
Executive Chairperson Sara Pellme, the molecule's potential use in RCC
was discovered at the University of Gothenburg during a search for an
antidote to the mushroom toxin.
words displayed of
To read this article, you must be an Archives subscriber. Please choose one of the options below.
All contents Copyright © 1993-2017 BioCentury Publications, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. All use of this Web Site and its contents is governed by the BioCentury User Agreement
. The contents of this Web Site are protected under U.S. and foreign copyright and intellectual property laws, and no part of this Web Site or its contents may be photocopied, reproduced or retransmitted in any form without the written consent of BioCentury, which may be requested from Reprints/Permissions
. BioCentury®; The Bernstein Report on BioBusiness™; The BioCentury 100™; The Clear Route to ROI™; Because Real Intelligence is Hard to Find™; BCIQ™; and BioPharma's Knowledge Center™; are trademarks of BioCentury Publications, Inc., P.O. Box 1246, San Carlos, CA 94070. SciBX® and SciBX: Science-Business eXchange® are trademarks of Nature America, Inc. that are jointly used by BioCentury Publications, Inc. and Nature America, Inc.
Whether you want an individual subscription or need a global group license, we have the products,
the experience and the customer support that biopharma executives, researchers, investors, service providers,
and industry stakeholders have trusted for nearly two decades.
Let our Subscriber Services team customize the best intelligence package available in the industry to meet your needs.
Free Trial Subscription 4 Weeks of Access
BioCentury's Weekly Business Intelligence Journal
Get a 4-week free trial subscription to BioCentury.
Get 4 Weeks Free
Thanks for purchasing this article.
Please bookmark this url for future reference.
We have also sent you a confirming e-mail with a receipt and this same url for your
close [ X ]