Spinifex is a pioneer in the development of new treatments for chronic pain - a debilitating and often poorly treated condition affecting millions of patients worldwide.

Spinifex Pharmaceuticals is a US-Australian biotechnology company developing new drug candidates for the treatment and management of pain.

Established in 2005 and based in Stamford, Connecticut and Melbourne, Australia, Spinifex has applied its world-class drug development capabilities to advance product candidates. Its lead product EMA401 is under development as a potential first-in-class oral treatment for chronic pain without CNS side effects. Spinifex’s Phase 2 program for EMA401 includes clinical trials in a number of chronic pain conditions. Spinifex’s investors are Novo A/S, Canaan Partners, GBS Venture Partners, Brandon Capital Partners, Uniseed and UniQuest.