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FDA Grants Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy Designation to MB-107 Lentiviral Gene Therapy for X-Linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

NEW YORK and MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mustang Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBIO) and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have announced that MB-107, a lentiviral gene therapy for the treatment of X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency, also known as bubble boy disease, has been granted the Regenerative Medicine …

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Sobi Sells FDA Priority Review Voucher to AstraZeneca for $95 Million

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi™) (STO:SOBI) has entered into an agreement to sell a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Priority Review Voucher (PRV) to AstraZeneca for a total cash consideration of USD 95 M. A PRV entitles the holder to FDA priority …

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FDA Grants Xtandi sNDA Priority Review for the Treatment of Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

TOKYO & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., “Astellas”) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the filing of a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for XTANDI® (enzalutamide) to add an indication …

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FDA Accepts and Grants Priority Review to BeiGene’s Zanubrutinib for Relapsed/Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and BEIJING, China, Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ: BGNE; HKEX: 06160), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative molecularly-targeted and immuno-oncology drugs for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company’s …

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FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Cerecor’s CERC-802 for the Treatment of Mannose-Phosphate Isomerase Deficiency

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cerecor Inc. (NASDAQ: CERC), a biopharmaceutical company focused on becoming a leader in development and commercialization of treatments for rare and orphan diseases in pediatrics and neurology, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track Designation …

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FDA Accepts Vertex’s NDA for VX-445 (Elexacaftor), Tezacaftor and Ivacaftor Combo Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted its New Drug Application (NDA) for the VX-445 (elexacaftor), tezacaftor and ivacaftor triple combination regimen. The FDA has granted Priority Review of the NDA and assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) target action …

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FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Eiger’s Treatment for Hepatitis Delta Virus Infection

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: EIGR), focused on the development and commercialization of targeted therapies for rare and ultra-rare diseases, today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for peginterferon lambda (Lambda) for the treatment of hepatitis …

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FDA Rejects Second Sarepta Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Treatment, Citing Safety Concerns

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT), the leader in precision genetic medicine for rare diseases, today announced it had received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) seeking accelerated approval of golodirsen …

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Nabriva’s Xenleta Receives FDA Approval for Treatment of Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia

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 …

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FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Moderna’s Zika Vaccine mRNA-1893

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moderna, Inc., (Nasdaq: MRNA) a clinical stage biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for its investigational Zika vaccine (mRNA-1893) currently …

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