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Sep 17 2019

U.S. FDA Approves Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) For ERLEADA® (Apalutamide) For The Treatment Of Patients With Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer (mCSPC)

Sep 17 2019

HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 17, 2019 — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ERLEADA® (apalutamide) for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC).1 Today’s approval follows FDA Priority Review Designation of the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) that was submitted in April 2019 and reviewed through the FDA Real-Time Oncology Review program. The new indication for ERLEADA® will make this androgen receptor inhibitor available for the approximately 40,000 people in the U.S. diagnosed with mCSPC annually.

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Sep 16 2019

Aclaris Therapeutics’ A-101 45% Topical Solution Meets Primary and All Secondary Efficacy Endpoints in Pivotal Phase 3 Trial for the Treatment of Common Warts (THWART-2)

Sep 16 2019

WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACRS), a physician-led biopharmaceutical company focused on immuno-inflammatory and dermatological diseases, today announced positive results from its Phase 3 clinical trial, THWART-2 (WART-302), of A-101 45% Topical Solution (A-101 45% Topical Solution), an investigational new drug for the treatment of common warts (verruca vulgaris). A-101 45% Topical Solution met the primary and all secondary efficacy endpoints, achieving clinically and statistically significant clearance of common warts. A-101 45% Topical Solution is a proprietary high-concentration hydrogen peroxide topical solution being developed as a potential prescription treatment for common warts.

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Sep 9 2019

Alexion And Bridgebio Announce Japanese License Agreement For Eidos’ Transthyretin Amyloidosis (ATTR) Investigational Medicine

Sep 9 2019

BOSTON & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 9, 2019– Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) and BridgeBio Pharma, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:BBIO) subsidiary Eidos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:EIDX) today announced an agreement that grants Alexion an exclusive license to develop and commercialize AG10 in Japan. AG10 is a small molecule designed to treat the root cause of transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR) – destabilized and misfolded transthyretin (TTR) protein – by binding and stabilizing TTR in the blood. Eidos is currently evaluating AG10 in a Phase 3 study in the U.S. and Europe for ATTR cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) – a progressive, fatal disease caused by the accumulation of misfolded TTR amyloid in the heart – and plans to begin a Phase 3 study in ATTR polyneuropathy (ATTR-PN) – a progressive, fatal disease caused by the accumulation of misfolded TTR amyloid in the peripheral nervous system.

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Sep 3 2019

Aeglea BioTherapeutics Announces Positive 20-Dose Data for Pegzilarginase in Patients with Arginase 1 Deficiency at the 2019 SSIEM Symposium

Sep 3 2019

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGLE), a clinical-stage biotechnology company that engineers next-generation human enzymes to provide solutions for diseases with unmet medical need, today presented positive 20-dose data on 14 patients from the Company’s completed Phase 1/2 trial and ongoing Phase 2 open-label extension (OLE) trial for pegzilarginase in patients with Arginase 1 Deficiency (ARG1-D) at the 2019 Symposium of the Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (SSIEM).

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Sep 3 2019

Cidara Therapeutics And Mundipharma Form Strategic Partnership To Develop And Commercialize Rezafungin

Sep 3 2019

SAN DIEGO, Calif. & CAMBRIDGE, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 3, 2019– Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDTX) and Mundipharma announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership to develop and commercialize rezafungin for the treatment and prevention of invasive fungal infections. Rezafungin is a novel, once-weekly echinocandin antifungal being developed for the first-line treatment of candidemia and invasive candidiasis as well as for the prophylaxis of invasive fungal infections in patients undergoing allogeneic blood and marrow transplantation, for which no new therapies have been approved in over 13 years.

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Aug 22 2019

ADMA Biologics Announces Commercial Relaunch and its First Commercial Sales of BIVIGAM®

Aug 22 2019

RAMSEY, N.J. and BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ADMA Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADMA) (“ADMA” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated commercial biopharmaceutical and specialty immunoglobulin company that manufactures and markets three approved plasma-derived biologics for the treatment of immune deficiencies and the prevention of certain infectious diseases, announces the commercial relaunch and its first commercial sales of BIVIGAM®.

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Aug 21 2019

Aimmune Enrolls First Patient in Phase 2 Trial of AR201 for Egg Allergy

Aug 21 2019

BRISBANE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 21, 2019– Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIMT), a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for life-threatening food allergies, today announced that it has randomized its first patient in a phase 2 clinical trial of AR201 for the treatment of egg allergy. AR201, an investigational biological drug for use in oral immunotherapy for egg allergy, is the second development program that Aimmune is advancing to phase 2 using its Characterized Oral Desensitization ImmunoTherapy (CODIT™) platform.

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Aug 19 2019

Nabriva Therapeutics Receives U.S. FDA Approval of Xenleta™ (lefamulin) to Treat Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP)

Aug 19 2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nabriva Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: NBRV), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the commercialization and development of innovative anti-infective agents to treat serious infections, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nabriva’s new drug applications for the oral and intravenous (IV) formulations of Xenleta™ (lefamulin) for the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) in adults. As the first IV and oral antibiotic with a novel mechanism of action approved by the FDA in nearly two decades, XENLETA represents an important new empiric monotherapy treatment option for adults with CABP.

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Aug 15 2019

Harmony Biosciences Announces FDA Approval Of WAKIX (pitolisant), A First-In-Class Medication For The Treatment Of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness In Adult Patients With Narcolepsy

Aug 15 2019

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA, August 15, 2019 — Harmony Biosciences, LLC (Harmony) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved WAKIX® (pitolisant) for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adult patients with narcolepsy. WAKIX is the first and only treatment approved for patients with narcolepsy that is not scheduled as a controlled substance by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

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Aug 7 2019

Biohaven Completes Enrollment In Pivotal Phase 3 Migraine Prevention Trial

Aug 7 2019

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (NYSE: BHVN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of innovative, late-stage product candidates targeting neurological diseases today reported completion of enrollment in its pivotal Phase 3 preventive treatment of migraine trial with rimegepant, its lead oral calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist product candidate.

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