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Continuing Medical Education

Prosthetic Joint Infection Drug Granted Orphan Drug Designation

Posted on February 29, 2020

The US Food and Drug Administration granted Orphan Drug Designation to NP-2092 (TenNor Therapeutics), a multitargeting drug conjugate, for the treatment of prosthetic joint infections.

According to a press release from the company, biofilm infections associated with medical devices, such as prosthetic joint, are becoming more common and remain difficult and costly to treat.

TNP-2092 had previously received FDA Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) and Fast Track designations for TNP-2092.

Read the full press release here.

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