Biotie Therapies is a specialized drug development company focused on central nervous system and inflammatory diseases. It has several innovative small molecule and biological drug candidates at different stages of clinical development. Biotie’s products address diseases with high unmet medical need and significant market potential, including addiction and a broad range of inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The most advanced product, nalmefene for alcohol dependence, is currently in phase III clinical development by licensing partner H. Lundbeck A/S.
Biotie Therapies has been purchased by Acorda.