CDD-2103: Chinese Herbal Medicine for maintaining Ulcerative Colitis remission


CDD-2103 is a Chinese herbal medicine formulation composed of nine herbs that designed based on TCM theory of syndrome differentiation for maintaining Ulcerative Colitis remission.

  • CDD-2103: Chinese Herbal Medicine for maintaining Ulcerative Colitis remission 0
Problem addressed

Ulcerative colitis is a relapsing-remitting chronic disease. CDD has developed CDD-2103 to help maintain or prolong remission state and reduce chance of relapse in Ulcerative colitis patients.

  • CDD-2103 has a promising effect in maintaining Ulcerative colitis remission, while show no obvious toxicity.
  • Multiple components in CDD-2103 demonstrate gut barrier protection and immune regulatory functions.
Key impact
  • Low cost, convenient for clinical use
  • Good safety and efficacy.
  • Second prize in the 4th Traditional Chinese Medicine Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
  • Chinese medicine granules for oral use
  • Category 1.1 new drugs by NMPA China
  • Proprietary Chinese Medicine Drug by Chinese medicine Council of HKSAR


  • China patent: CN113827682A

Funded by Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) of the Hong Kong Government, Centre for Chinese Herbal Medicine Drug Development Limited (the Centre) was established in September 2020, to accelerate the development of Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM)-based drugs, and serve as a strategic platform to promote collaborations among local and international researchers, institutions and industry. The Centre aims to achieve the goal by enhancing the quality of pre-clinical and clinical CHM research and transforming the results into pharmaceutical products for international markets. In particular, the Centre develops treatments and cures for diseases such as ulcerative colitis and chronic constipation. It also supports the incubation of new CHM-based pharmaceutical start-ups that will target the global market, and nurtures talent for CHM research in Hong Kong.