Mindful Innovation

Mastering Challenges. Compassion for Patients. Transforming Medicine.

At Marinus Pharmaceuticals, our passionate team of experts is constantly innovating with the aim to drastically improve lives affected by rare epilepsies and CNS disorders.

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Improving lives of patients suffering from seizures and CNS disorders 

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Maximizing the reach of ganaxolone to make a difference in patient lives  

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We partner with leading epilepsy and CNS patient advocacy groups 

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Expanded Access Program

Marinus launched the Expanded Access Program (EAP) for CDKL5 in January 2020.
This program allows qualified patients to receive the investigational drug ganaxolone for CDD.

We are laser focused on treating patients with severe, rare forms of epilepsy, implementing a clinical trial strategy that is guided by our strong scientific rationale, and unlocking the potential of ganaxolone across a range of CNS disorders. 

— Scott Braunstein, M.D., CEO, Marinus Pharmaceuticals

  • Ganaxolone

    Dedicated to the development of ganaxolone

    We are dedicated to maximizing the value of ganaxolone as a first-in-class innovative CNS therapy with a portfolio of diversified indications.

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  • Pipeline

    Discover the science behind ganaxolone

    Ganaxolone, through its validated GABAA mechanism, has opportunities in orphan indications and in chronic and acute care settings.

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  • Focus Areas

    Focused on rare seizure and CNS disorders

    We are developing breakthrough therapies in status epilepticus, tuberous sclerosis complex, and CDKL5 deficiency disorder.

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  • Trials

    Our goal is developing safe and effective treatments

    We are conducting high quality research in-house, with our scientific advisory board and external consultants to ensure patients are receiving innovative and safe treatment options.

    Learn more about our active trials on ClinicalTrials.gov

Providing a range of clinical trials to develop innovative treatments for patients

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Status Epilepticus

Striving to maintain seizure control

Developing therapies with the potential to provide rapid cessation of status epilepticus and prevent escalation of treatment

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Rare Orphan Epilepsies

Aspiring to give children significantly less seizures and better quality of life

Ganaxolone offers the potential to safely decrease seizure frequency in children with refractory epilepsy

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Advocacy & Related Activities

Fostering a community for those impacted by rare diseases

Collaborating with key groups to support patients and their families, working to lessen the burden of rare diseases and disorders

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We believe ganaxolone, our lead clinical stage drug candidate, has the potential to modulate the abnormalities that underlie some of the most severe disorders affecting the central nervous system.

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We are always looking for dedicated and passionate professionals who want to make a positive difference in the lives of those affected by rare epilepsies and CNS disorders.

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