David Lickrish – president, founder and chief executive officer of Highland Therapeutics and Ironshore Therapeutics – spoke with BioSpace about the companies’ Jornay PM (methylphenidate HCL Extended-Release CLL Capsules) and how the new drug fits into the overall ADHD therapeutic market.
According to the National Organization for Rare Diseases 2019 Fact Sheet, more than 90 percent of the 7,000 known rare diseases do not have an FDA-approved treatment. It’s a privilege to bring brands to market for the patients, caregivers, families and physicians who so badly need them. In order to effectively launch into the rare disease space, there are elements to consider that take us well beyond standard launch prep. It’s these elements that will set one brand apart from another and contribute to a successful launch.