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June 19, 2014
07:54 EDTISISNEJM publishes study on loss-of-function mutations in APOC3
An article in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded, "Rare mutations that disrupt APOC3 function were associated with lower levels of plasma triglycerides and APOC3. Carriers of these mutations were found to have a reduced risk of coronary heart disease." Isis Pharmaceuticals is advancing an APOC3 antisense program into Phase 3, says Piper Jaffray. The firm believes the NEJM article further supports a role for the product beyond the pancreatitis-lowering benefit. Reference Link]:[http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1307095?query=featured_home]
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July 6, 2015
07:05 EDTISISAkcea Therapeutica receives orphan drug designatoin from FDA for Volanesorsen
Akcea Therapeutics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Isis Pharmaceuticals, announced that the FDA has granted Orphan Drug Designation to volanesorsen for the treatment of patients with Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome. FCS is a rare genetic disease characterized by extremely high triglyceride levels and risk of pancreatitis. In a Phase 2 study published in the NEJM in December 2014, patients with FCS treated with volanesorsen achieved substantial reductions in apoC-III, triglycerides, chylomicrons and apoC-III-associated very low density lipoprotein-cholesterol particles.1 Akcea is currently conducting an international multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 study in patients with FCS.
June 23, 2015
18:04 EDTISISIsis Pharma granted FDA orphan status for treatment of familial chylomicronemia
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08:58 EDTISISIsis Pharmaceuticals shares not reflecting SMA data, says Needham
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June 22, 2015
07:01 EDTISISIsis Pharmaceuticals reports data from ISIS-SMN Rx in Phase 2 study
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