London-listed drugmaker Shire successfully tested a new medicine that prevents attacks in patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE).
FDA granted orphan-drug exclusivity for Haegarda for the prevention of hereditary angioedema attacks.
Investors are cooling off on Biocryst Pharmaceuticals despite the company’s strong interim reports for its Phase II hereditary angioedema (HAE) treatment. After rising about 45 percent in premarket trading, shares of Biocryst were down more than 14 percent.
Shares of Amgen fell after the company announced it does not anticipate its experimental osteoporosis drug Evenity will be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration during 2017.
Shire’s 2015 bet on Dyax and its experimental drug to treat the rare illness, hereditary angioedema (HAE), is paying off. The company revealed stellar Phase III data for lanadelumab that could transform the way HAE patients are treated.
The European Commission approved a label extension for three new indications for Shire’s Cinryze, broadening its use to children with hereditary angioedema.
Horizon Pharma ended a late-stage trial that was testing Actimmune as a treatment for a rare neuromuscular disorder that has no approved medicines.
Shares of Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. sank one day after the company said it would stop developing all drugs being tested on humans.
Still Yearning for Baxalta, Shire Snaps Up Dyax in $5.9 Billion DealBreakthrough Therapy Designation, Clinical Trials, Deals, Deals, Fast Track Designation, Genetic Inflammatory Conditions, Healthcare, Hereditary Angioedema (HAE), M&A, M&A, Orphan Drug Designation, Plasma Kallikrein (pKal) Inhibitors, Potential Blockbusters, R&D, Shares, Shares, Spin-offs, Stocks, Stocks, Therapeutics
Dublin-based Shire (SHPG) announced today that it will acquire Burlington, Mass.-based Dyax Corporation (DYAX) for about $5.9 billion. Shire will pay $37.30 per Dyax share in cash, totaling around $5.9 […]
Bio Blast Pharma reports promising data on muscle wasting drugClinical Trials, FDA, FDA/Regulatory, Genetic Conditions, Genetic Disorders, Health, Muscle Wasting Disorders, Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy, R&D, Shares, Shares, Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 3, Studies
Bio Blast Pharma Ltd said its lead experimental drug showed signs of being effective in treating patients with a rare muscle wasting disorder, besides also hitting the main goals of […]