Welcome to Clinuvel

We are a global biopharmaceutical company committed to developing drugs for the treatment of a range of severe skin disorders.

Clinuvel’s lead compound, SCENESSE® (afamelanotide), a first-in-class drug targeting erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), has completed Phase II and III trials in the US and Europe. In February 2012 SCENESSE® was filed for review by the European Medicines Agency for EPP. Further trials of SCENESSE® are underway in the pigmentary disorder vitiligo.

Our website has been developed to help share our expertise on the interaction of light and human skin as well as provide a thorough overview of our global drug development programs.

Clinuvel Latest News

Vitiligo update

Clinuvel has received the necessary ethical and regulatory approvals to commence a Phase II study in Singapore. You can read more here. In 2013 five month follow on results were released from the first Phase II study, conducted in the USA. See here for more....

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Vitiligo Latest News

Phase II vitiligo study commences in Singapore

A Phase II study of SCENESSE® (afamelanotide 16mg implant) commenced in Singapore in May 2014. You can read the full announcement here....

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Clinuvel Blog Posts

In 2010, Clinuvel announced that it would commence a clinical trial of a new drug for vitiligo. In late 2012 the first treatment results...

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The biennial Porphyrins & Porphyrias conference is the only international meeting of global key opinion leaders on the group of...

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Today, February 28, marks Rare Disease Day: an annual event to help highlight the effects of rare diseases on individuals, families and the...

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Clinuvel Webcasts

Taking on Vitiligo, a depigmentation disorder of the skin. In 2010, Clinuvel ventured into an area of dermatology where no other pharmaceut...

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Taking on Vitiligo, a depigmentation disorder of the skin. In 2010, Clinuvel ventured into an area of dermatology where no other pharmaceut...

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Taking on Vitiligo, a depigmentation disorder of the skin. In 2010, Clinuvel ventured into an area of dermatology where no other pharmaceut...

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Clinuvel Spotlight

The technology behind Clinuvel’s lead drug, SCENESSE® (afamelanotide), has been in research and development since the 1980s when a small team of scientists set out to investigate methods of preventing skin cancer in humans. Clinuvel licensed this technology and has spent over A$20million optimising the chemistry of afamelanotide (the active ingredient in SCENESSE®) an...

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