Tag Archive for: immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN)

Vifor Pharma and partner Travere Therapeutics on Friday won an endorsement for approval from the European Union’s drug regulator for their drug Filspari, part of an industry race to treat a rare, serious kidney condition known as IgAN.

California-based Vera Therapeutics unveiled results Tuesday from the Phase IIb ORIGIN trial showing its immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) candidate atacicept met the primary endpoint of reduced proteinuria.

Shares of Angion Biomedica Corp. are falling fast after the company announced it had discontinued a mid-stage study of an oral tyrone kinase inhibitor in patients with primary proteinuric kidney diseases due to safety reasons. And Novo Nordisk also hit a wall, reporting that its diabetes drug Ozempic (semaglutide) failed to inprove liver fibrosis in NASH-related cirrhosis.

Almost a month ahead of schedule, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam Pharmaceuticals’ Amvuttra (vutrisiran) for the treatment of hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (hATTR) with polyneuropathy in adults.