Disease Areas

Disease Areas
Disease Areas 2018-01-02T19:25:46+00:00

Summary

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic, disabling brain disorder which ranks among the top 10 causes of disability in developed countries affecting approximately 1.1% of the population. The schizophrenia market is currently dominated by second generation (atypical) antipsychotics.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a condition which involves alternating periods of mania and depression. The condition affects both men and women in approximately equal proportions and the exact cause is unknown.

Growth Hormone Deficiency

Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is a disorder that may affect both children and adults. The underlying cause is insufficient growth hormone production by the pituitary gland, which results in slower than normal growth for children.

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that is characterized by high blood glucose in the context of insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency; comorbidities include hyperlipidemia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and obesity.