Societal CDMO, Inc. a contract development and manufacturing organization announced that it has been selected by Longboard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to provide CDMO services. The agreement spans a range of Societal CDMO’s offerings including technology transfer and analytical method validation activities to support Longboard’s lead asset, LP352, a 5-HT2C receptor superagonist. LP352 is currently being evaluated in the PACIFIC Study, a Phase 1b/2a basket trial, in participants with developmental and epileptic encephalopathies or DEEs, such as Dravet syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, tuberous sclerosis complex, CDKL5 deficiency disorder, SCN2A-related disorders, among others.
“This agreement with Longboard offers an excellent illustration of the strides that Societal CDMO continues to make in establishing itself as a preferred CDMO partner for biopharmaceutical companies developing innovative therapeutic candidates. The scope of work for this project highlights the broad range of services we offer to support drug developers as they advance their innovative candidates through clinical development, spanning tech transfer through to cGMP manufacturing,” said David Enloe, chief executive officer of Societal CDMO. “We are grateful for the trust that Longboard has placed in our team to make a contribution to the development of an important therapeutic that has the potential to meaningfully impact the lives of patients in need. At the end of the day, that is the mission that drives all members of the Societal CDMO team.”
About Societal CDMO
Societal CDMO is a bi-coastal contract development and manufacturing organization with capabilities spanning pre-Investigational New Drug (IND) development to commercial manufacturing and packaging for a wide range of therapeutic dosage forms with a primary focus in the area of small molecules. With an expertise in solving complex manufacturing problems, Societal CDMO is a leading CDMO providing therapeutic development, end-to-end regulatory support, clinical and commercial manufacturing, aseptic fill/finish, lyophilization, packaging and logistics services to the global pharmaceutical market.
In addition to our experience in handling DEA controlled substances and developing and manufacturing modified-release dosage forms, Societal CDMO has the expertise to deliver on our clients’ pharmaceutical development and manufacturing projects, regardless of complexity level. We do all of this in our best-in-class facilities, which total 145,000 square feet, in Gainesville, Georgia and San Diego, California.