- Investigational first-in-class glucokinase activator, with a novel mode of action, focused on fixing the glucose sensor and restoring glucose homeostasis for Type 2 diabetes mellitus (“T2DM”) patients, with sustained efficacy in phase III clinical trial in Chinese T2DM patients.
- 116 million T2DM patients in China, with an unsatisfied treatment and control rate.
- Agreement further strengthens Bayer’s diabetes management leadership in China
Beijing and Shanghai, China, August 17, 2020 – Bayer and Hua Medicine, a leading innovative drug development company, today announced a commercialization agreement and strategic partnership for dorzagliatin, a novel diabetes treatment, in China. The agreement aims to provide Chinese diabetes patients with access to a new treatment option, building on Bayer’s existing strength and leadership in diabetes management in China and the innovation capabilities of Hua Medicine.