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November 4, 2012
11:34 EDTALXNAlexion:Data show long-term benefits of chronic Soliris therapy in aHUS patients
Alexion Pharmaceuticals announced the presentation of two-year data that highlight the long-term benefits of chronic Soliris, eculizumab, therapy in patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome, aHUS, an ultra-rare genetic disease characterized by thrombotic microangiopathy, TMA, the formation of blood clots in small blood vessels throughout the body. In two pivotal phase 2 studies, which initially enrolled 37 patients, 32 patients entered a long-term extension phase. The data demonstrated that ongoing Soliris treatment for two years was associated with sustained inhibition of complement-mediated TMA, as indicated by a maintained increase in platelet count, and sustained improvement in renal function and TMA event-free status.1,2 The data were presented today at Kidney Week 2012, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, ASN, in San Diego. Additionally, data presented in a poster session at ASN support early initiation of Soliris therapy regardless of the presence or absence of genetic mutations in patients with aHUS.
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February 3, 2016
09:19 EDTALXNOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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06:36 EDTALXNAlexion reports Q4 non-GAAP EPS $1.13, consensus $1.10
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06:33 EDTALXNAlexion sees FY16 EPS $5.00-$5.20, consensus $5.53
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February 2, 2016
14:32 EDTALXNNotable companies reporting before tomorrow's open
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