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  • n. A synthetic retinoid derivative.


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  • With nothing to lose, they signed up for a clinical trial of a drug called fenretinide, hoping to buy Sam some time.

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  • For example, Cancer Research UK has secured a licence for an off-patent drug called fenretinide, which could be used to treat rare childhood cancers.

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  • N - (4-hydroxyphenyl) retinamide (fenretinide, 4-HPR), a synthetic derivative of retinoic acid (RA). p-DDAP exhibits antioxidative activities greater than those of RA and 4-HPR.

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  • Doctors believe that fenretinide can halt the advance of macular degeneration - a disease for which there is currently no cure. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Of the patients with dry macular degeneration who took fenretinide, 13.8 -- Top News

  • Patients who took fenretinide also had less deterioration of their vision after two years, the study found. -- Top News

  • The company hopes to begin a larger study of fenretinide in 2011, said Jay Lichter, ReVision's chief executive officer, in a telephone interview. -- Top News

  • In the research, patients treated with the drug fenretinide had a 37 -- Top News

  • Sirion will meet with its scientific advisors and the FDA to design an appropriate Phase III program for fenretinide.

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  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for fenretinide for the treatment of geographic atrophy associated with age-related macular degeneration.

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