Novel & safe therapies for infectious diseases

Harnessing the antimicrobial power
of fatty acids

GS-1: Our topical therapy for Shingles

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At Wintermute Biomedical, our mission is to develop safe, effective, next-generation therapies to combat infectious diseases.

A next-generation platform to unlock the antimicrobial power of fatty acids

Fatty acids have strong antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral activity. But their lack of solubility in water poses a challenge to using them in a clinical setting. We have developed a powerful, next-generation, and safe solution to this; by using amino acids, part of everyday foods, we have figured out a way to get the fatty acids to solubilize in water to unlock the power of fatty acids. We are leveraging this patented platform to let the fatty acids shine. This platform opens the door to a multitude of applications in healthcare, agriculture, and more.

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GS-1 as a topical treatment for Shingles

Our main project is developing an undecylenic acid-based formulation, GS-1, as a therapy for shingles. GS-1 is already FDA approved as a topical antifungal, meaning our safety profile is already established, allowing us to fast-track GS-1 into efficacy trials. We are currently underway in preparing for a Phase IIa trial to test the efficacy in patients with shingles.

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Novel treatments for antibiotic-resistant diseases like Impetigo and more

We don’t want to stop at shingles. Every single day, more and more patients fall victim to infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). New products are desperately needed to combat drug-resistant bacteria and new strains of micro-organisms to improve health outcomes for individuals and society at large. We’ve seen that our formulations of fatty acids have powerful activity against many bacterial-borne diseases like Impetigo, caused by Staphylococcus aureus.

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