An experimental triple combination treatment for cystic fibrosis landed Vertex Pharmaceuticals at the top of EvaluatePharma’s “World Preview 2018” list.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals selected two next-generation cystic fibrosis drugs to advance into late-stage testing of triple-combination therapies that could eventually treat up to 90 percent of patients.

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will evaluate its experimental cystic fibrosis drug without requiring proof the product improves lung function.

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals reportedly terminated a long-acting trial combining a recently acquired therapy with the company’s cystic fibrosis drug Kalydeco.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced positive efficacy data from its Phase I and Phase II studies of three different triple combination regimens for cystic fibrosis patients,

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Kalydeco (ivacaftor) for use in people with cystic fibrosis ages 2 and older who have one of 23 residual function mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene.

Concert Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive asset purchase agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. under which Vertex will acquire CTP-656.

PTC Therapeutics Inc. said it would stop developing its cystic fibrosis drug after it failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study.

Nivalis Therapeutics announced that as part of a restructuring plan, the company will cut 25 staffers – or about 80 percent of its workforce – including two top executives.