• Discovering & developing proprietary prodrugs

    Our products have improved properties over approved drugs and address unmet medical needs in large, established markets.

  • Creating a diverse pipeline of prodrug therapeutics

    We employ our LAT® (Ligand Activated Therapy) technology to improve the attributes of approved drugs.

  • Decades of experience in devising elegant solutions

    KemPharm® continues to implement its LAT® technology to create prodrugs that are new molecules by chemically attaching ligand(s) to the parent drug.

  • Innovation that Makes a Difference

    Learn more about how KemPharm® is applying its LAT® technology to discover and develop proprietary prodrugs to treat serious medical conditions, including the high need areas of idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) and other CNS/rare diseases.

  • FOCUSEDONATTENTION

    Learn more about how KemPharm® is applying their LAT® technology to create improved ADHD therapies. See the pipeline page for information on the research and development of prodrugs.

Our Value Proposition

KemPharm® believes that its LAT® technology offers potential benefits to improve drug properties by developing prodrugs that are new molecules with improved attributes over FDA-approved drugs, such as enhanced bioavailability, extended duration of action, increased safety, and reduced susceptibility to abuse.

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KemPharm’s prodrug product candidate pipeline is focused on the high need areas of idiopathic hypersomnia and other CNS/rare diseases.

We employ our LAT® (Ligand Activated Therapy) technology to improve the attributes of approved drugs.

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May 16, 2022

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Arimoclomol is an NDA-stage, revenue-generating investigational drug candidate being developed for the treatment of Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC), a rare progressive neurodegenerative disease  KemPharm plans to refile the New Drug Application (NDA) for arimoclomol in NPC with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as early as the First […]

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