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La Jolla Acquires Rights To Next-Generation Gentamicin Derivatives To Advance Therapies For Duchenne’s

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company, a drug development company working on therapies that address life-threatening diseases such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy, recently announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement to acquire the Indiana University Research and Technology Center’s (IURTC) intellectual property rights that cover the derivatives of their next-generation experimental…

Western Refining Launch Campaign to Help MDA Summer Camp

A chain of convenience stores has joined forces with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to help improve the quality of life of pediatric patients suffering from muscular dystrophy. Over 260 Western Refining convenience stores have joined the campaign to raise funding to allow more children to participate in the MDA…

EspeRare Receives European Orphan Drug Designation for Rimeporide in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

EspeRare, a company focused on uncovering the potential of existing molecules to address severe therapeutic unmet needs in rare diseases, recently received European Medicines Agency (EMA) Orphan Drug Designation for their Rimeporide compound for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). DMD is a rare, inherited, life-threatening disorder that…

BioMarin Concludes New Drug Application Proposal for Drisapersen for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., a company that develops and commercializes biopharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions, recently announced conclusion of the continuing proposal of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for drisapersen, an investigational exon-skipping drug candidate aimed at treating the largest genetically defined subset of…