Shares of Avrobio were up in trading after the company posted positive clinical data from gene therapy trials in three different rare lysosomal diseases: Fabry, Gaucher type 1 and cystinosis.

A roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for Covid-19 includes research on long-lasting Covid-19 effects seen in children.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline plc’s Benlysta (belimumab) for the treatment of adult patients with active lupus nephritis who are receiving standard therapy.

Novartis received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Breakthrough Therapy tag for the company’s experimental medicine iptacopan, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes wins approval to treat the rare blood disorder paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Alnylam Pharmaceuticals’ Oxlumo (lumasiran) for primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) to lower urinary oxalate levels in children and adults.

Shares of Calliditas Therapeutics soared in trading after the company announced positive Phase III data from a study of Nefecon in IgA nephropatjhy (IgAN), an autoimmune renal disease.

FibroGen Provides More Support for Roxadustat in Anemia Associated with Kidney Disease Published: Oct. 26, 2020 By Mark Terry BioSpace   FibroGen presented data from two pooled analyses from its roxadustat global Phase III development program this weekend at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined conference. The analyses looked at associations between the […]

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals presented complete results from the company’s ILLUMINATE-B Phase III study in children under 6 years with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1), a rare disorder affecting the kidneys.

AstraZeneca’s Farxiga improved survival chances for patients suffering from kidney disease, underscoring the medicine’s role outside the drug’s established field of diabetes.

Invokana won U.S. approval to reduce the risk of end-stage kidney disease, cardiovascular death and worsening of kidney function in adults with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease.