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Nucleic Acids and Gene Therapies in Neuromuscular Disorders: Next-Generation Therapeutic Strategies

Neuromuscular disorders (NMD) encompass a broad spectrum of conditions impacting the peripheral nervous system, which comprises all motor and sensory nerves linking the brain and spinal cord to the body. These disorders comprise various classes of diseases, such as muscular dystrophies, myopathies, motor neuron dis...

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Lyfgenia or Casgevy: Who Will Lead the Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Space?

History has been created as the world captures the significance of the FDA’s approval of Casgevy (exa-cel), a collaboration between Vertex Pharmaceuticals and CRISPR Therapeutics, for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD). This groundbreaking therapy represents a long-awaited potential cure for the debilitatin...

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Pharma News for Takeda, AskBio, Bayer, Lipella
Takeda’s ADZYNMA Approved by FDA; AskBio Presents Preliminary Data from Phase I Trial of Gene Therapy for CHF; Bayer’s Aflibercept 8 mg Recommended for Approval in EU; FDA Orphan Drug Designation to MAIA Biotechnology’s THIO; First Patient Dosed in Phase III ProstACT GLOBAL Study; FDA Grants Orphan Designation for Lipella’s LP-310 Drug Candidate

Takeda’s ADZYNMA Approved by FDA as the First and Only Recombinant ADAMTS13 Enzyme Replacement Therapy for the Treatment of Congenital Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Takeda has received FDA approval for ADZYNMA (ADAMTS13, recombinant-krhn) for both prophylactic and on-demand treatment in adults and pediatri...

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Pharma News for BioMarin, CellTrans, Genenta, GSK
First Gene Therapy for Severe Hemophilia A; FDA Approves CellTrans’s Type 1 Diabetes Cellular Therapy; FDA Approve Amneal’s Parkinson’s Drug Over Safety Concerns; NLS Pharmaceutics’s Phase III Clinical Trials of Quilience; Genenta Science’s Temferon for the Treatment of Glioma; FDA Fast Track Designation to GSK’s Gonorrhea Drug

FDA Approves First Gene Therapy for Severe Hemophilia A BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., a global biotechnology company dedicated to transforming lives through genetic discovery, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ROCTAVIAN (valoctocogene roxaparvovec-rvox) gene therapy for the tr...

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Cell and Gene Therapies in Rare Disorders: From Rarity to Recovery

The cell and gene therapy market has seen a revolutionary transition in recent years, with advancements in scientific research and novel methods of treatment driving a rise in development activities. This has resulted in an increase in the number of cell and gene therapy choices available to patients suffering from...

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Pharma News and Updates for Sarepta, Astellas, SiSaf, ImmPACT Bio, Otsuka, CytoAgents, Lundbeck
Sarepta Therapeutics’s SRP-9001 Gene Therapy; FDA Approves Astellas’ VEOZAH; FDA Orphan Drug Designation and Rare Pediatric Disease Designation to SiSaf’s siRNA Therapy SIS-101-ADO; FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to IMPT-314; FDA Approves First Drug for Agitation in People With Alzheimer’s Disease; FDA Accepted the CytoAgents’ IND Application for CTO1681

Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Positive Vote from U.S. FDA Advisory Committee Meeting for SRP-9001 Gene Therapy Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., a pioneer in precision genetic medicine for rare diseases, announced that the FDA's Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee (CTGTAC) voted 8 to 6 in favor of...

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Gene Therapy in Rare Disorders: Acceptance in Europe Faces Challenges

By bringing life-changing benefits to people with rare diseases and cancers, cell and gene therapies are reshaping the field of medicine. These treatments have recently gained tremendous publicity for meeting long-standing unmet needs and being extremely costly. But high production costs are limiting patient access...

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Watershed Moment for Cell Therapies and Complicated Journey of Gene Therapies in Japan

In recent years, the development of cell and gene therapies has provided a new avenue for the treatment of rare disorders. This article will discuss the current and future scenarios of cell and gene therapies in rare disorders with cancer indications as an exception, in Japan. Cell therapy is a treatment in which l...

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Cell and Gene Therapies for Diabetes Treatment: A Permanent Cure for Patients?

Diabetes is the 8th largest cause of death in the United States (although its prevalence may be underreported). Diabetes affects more than 37 million people in the United States, and 1 in every 5 are unaware of their condition. Over 96 million US adults—more than one-third—have prediabetes, and more than 8 out of 1...

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Vertex/CRISPR’s Gene-editing Therapy exa-cel: Inch Ahead of Rival

Vertex Pharma and CRISPR Therapeutics are the first companies to seek FDA clearance for a gene-editing therapy. Vertex Pharmaceuticals and CRISPR Therapeutics have gotten closer to introducing exagamglogene autotemcel (exa-cel), a one-time treatment for sickle cell disease (SCD) and transfusion-dependent beta-...

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