Research & Development
ERX Pharmaceuticals is focused on the discovery and development of innovative drugs for the treatment of obesity and related diseases. ERX-1000, ERX’s lead drug candidate, is a first-in-class leptin sensitizer in Phase 1 clinical trials for the treatment of obesity. The research and development pipeline also includes preclinical and discovery stage candidates, including ERX-2000 for diabetes.
Targeting Leptin Resistance
ERX is developing first-in-class leptin sensitizers as a therapeutic approach to overcome the state of leptin resistance in obesity and related diseases.
Future Development Candidates
ERX’s product pipeline includes the lead clinical candidate ERX-1000, as well as other leptin sensitizers that exhibit differentiated properties.
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Articles and Publications
A great deal of research into leptin and leptin sensitization has been completed since the discovery of the leptin hormone in 1994. Previous research pointing to leptin resistance as a driver of obesity has helped inform our approach.