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NEWTON, Mass. – Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc., a leading commercial-stage company focused on developing and commercializing novel enzyme-based products, today announced  publication of a position paper by the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) Pancreas Committee recommending the use of RELiZORB® (immobilized lipase cartridge), a first-of-its-kind digestive...
BOSTON – Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) today announced that its shareholders have voted to adopt and approve the previously announced agreement to be acquired by AstraZeneca at a special meeting of shareholders held today. Ludwig Hantson, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Alexion, said: “We’re very pleased with today’s affirmative shareholder vote, which...
INDIANAPOLIS — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMEA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion for the use of ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection) as monotherapy for the maintenance treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell...
SEATTLE and SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – The Allen Institute and BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. announced a collaboration today that will use technologies developed at the Allen Institute to create new gene therapies aimed at rare genetic diseases of the central nervous system. BioMarin will receive an exclusive license to each program...
PARIS, France and CAMBRIDGE, MA, USA  – Sanofi and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), the leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced a strategic restructuring of their RNAi therapeutics alliance to streamline and optimize development and commercialization of certain products for the treatment of rare genetic diseases. Specifically: Sanofi will obtain global development and commercialization rights...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), the leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced that it has started a clinical study of a biannual dosing regimen of vutrisiran, an investigational RNAi therapeutic in development for the treatment of transthyretin-mediated (ATTR) amyloidosis. The study is being conducted during a randomized treatment extension...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), the leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today positive early results on clinical outcome measures from the 12-month analysis of ILLUMINATE-A Phase 3 study of OXLUMO® (lumasiran), an RNAi therapeutic targeting hydroxyacid oxidase 1 (HAO1) – the gene encoding glycolate oxidase (GO) –...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), the leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that pivotal trial results from the ILLUMINATE-A Phase 3 study of lumasiran, an RNAi therapeutic targeting hydroxyacid oxidase 1 (HAO1) – the gene encoding glycolate oxidase (GO) – for the treatment of primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1), were published online in...