Portoghese Lab Granted U.S. Patents

Mar. 20, 2019

Congratulations to Drs. Philip Portoghese and Eyup Akgun, who were granted a patent in 2018 for their invention that provides analgesic conjugates useful for treating inflammatory pain associated with conditions like cancer, serious burns, and spinal injury.  Click here to view their patent, "Highly Potent Analgesics for Inflammatory Pain."

Dr. Portoghese was also granted a patent for his invention of a composition that is efficacious in the treatment of diabetes. You can read about "Lipoic Acid Salt of GNTI, a Kappa Opioid Receptor Antagonist" here