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EXTON, Pa. — ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that it has received a Complete Response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) related to its supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Cinryze(TM) (C1 esterase inhibitor [human]) as a treatment for acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE). The...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VYGR), a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing life-changing treatments for severe neurological diseases, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has removed its clinical hold on the company’s Investigational New Drug (IND) application for VY-HTT01, a gene therapy candidate for the...
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Nintendo Wii may help treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, including depression, a Medical College of Georgia researcher says. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disease that impairs motor skills. Dr. Herz theorized that the popular computer game console, which simulates various sports and activities, could improve coordination,...
The Cayman Islands joins the United Nations in observing the first annual Sickle Cell Disease World Day on Friday, 19 June. The worldwide event will raise awareness of the disease, and follows a United Nations General Assembly resolution adopted in December 2008 that recognizes sickle cell disease as a public...
STOCKHOLM – XNK Therapeutics AB (“XNK”) today announced that it is entering into a joint Phase II clinical study to treat patients with multiple myeloma using XNK’s leading drug candidate in combination with Sanofi’s anti-CD38 antibody Sarclisa (isatuximab). XNK and Sanofi are both collaborative partners within NextGenNK Competence Center coordinated...
SHANGHAI – Shanghai Yingli Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Yingli Pharma), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company providing new therapies for cancer and metabolic diseases, announced today the topline data from a clinical trial sponsored by the company at the annual meeting of the European Hematology Association (EHA) being held June 9-17, 2021. The study...
EMERYVILLE, Calif. – Zogenix (NASDAQ: ZGNX), a global biopharmaceutical company developing rare disease therapies, today announced new data showing the positive impact of treatment with FINTEPLA® (fenfluramine) oral solution on everyday executive function for children and young adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS). FINTEPLA is being investigated for the treatment of...
EMERYVILLE, Calif. – Zogenix (NASDAQ: ZGNX), a global biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing rare disease therapies, announced that its product FINTEPLA® (fenfluramine) oral solution has been recognized by two distinguished clinicians in an Epilepsy & Behavior editorial titled “Raising the Bar: Fenfluramine Sets New Treatment Standards for Dravet Syndrome.” In the editorial, the authors, Joseph...