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About CTD Holdings, Inc.

CTD Holdings, Inc. is focused on the use of cyclodextrins in drug development in treatment for Niemann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC). The mission of CTD Holdings Inc. is to develop, manufacture, and distribute cyclodextrin-based high value products. Their products treat disease, improve quality of life, and provide solutions in a broad range of applications including pharmaceutical formulation, medical diagnostics, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, and nutrition. For more information, please visit

Glossary of Terms:

ASMD  –  Acid Sphingomyelinase (Niemann-Pick Type A/B & Type B)
EMA  –  European Medicines Agency (European equivalent of FDA)
ERT  –  
Enzyme Replacement Therapy
FDA  –  
United States Food and Drug Administration

HDAC  –  Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors
ICV  –  Intracerebroventricular
IND  –  Investigational New Drug
i-IND  –  Individual Investiational New Drug
IRB  –  Institutional Review Board
NICHD  –  National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
NIH  –  National Institutes of Health
NPC  –  Niemann-Pick Disease Type C Disease
TRND  –  Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases


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