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CONCORD, Mass., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Valerion Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company that specializes in the development of therapies for orphan genetic diseases, today announced that it has initiated dosing in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating VAL-1221 in patients with late-onset Pompe disease.
Amicus Therapeutics Announces Positive Functional Data from Initial Patients in Pompe Phase 1/2 Study
CRANBURY, N.J., (May 15, 2017) (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD) today announced positive functional data from initial patients in a global Phase 1/2 study (ATB200-02) to investigate ATB200/AT2221 in patients with Pompe disease. Patients who completed six months of treatment with ATB200/AT2221 showed improvements in the six-minute walk test (6MWT) distance and other measures of motor function, in addition to stability or improvements in forced vital capacity (FVC).
CONCORD, Mass. – (April, 2017) – Valerion Therapeutics, part of the Alopexx Enterprises portfolio of companies, has announced the development of VAL-1221, a fusion protein that combines its technology with recombinant human acid alpha-glucosidase (rhGAA) to improve delivery of rhGAA to affected tissues in patients with Pompe disease.
CRANBURY, N.J., April 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD), a global biotechnology company at the forefront of rare and orphan diseases, is supporting several activities during Fabry Disease Awareness Month and International Pompe Day.
The 2017 CAP Conference and AGM will be held in Toronto, Ontario, June 10-11.
Concord, MA – (March 3, 2017) – Valerion Therapeutics announced today that it has developed a fusion protein, VAL-1221, which combines its proprietary antibody delivery technology with recombinant human acid alpha-glucosidase (rhGAA) to improve the delivery of rhGAA into affected tissues of patients with Pompe disease (Glycogen Storage Disease, Type II; GSDII).
Masterton, New Zealand – (February 25, 2017) – The New Zealand Pompe Network is ecstatic to announce that Sanofi Genzyme has offered Pompe disease patients in New Zealand access to their International Compassionate Access Program (ICAP) for the drug Myozyme®. A huge THANK YOU to Sanofi Genzyme for their generosity and their humanitarian program.
February 28, 2017 marks the tenth international Rare Disease Day coordinated by EURORDIS. On and around this day hundreds of patient organisations from countries and regions all over the world will hold awareness-raising activities based on the theme of research.
Amicus Therapeutics Presents Important New Scientific Findings and Preclinical Data for Pompe Program at WORLDSymposium™ 2017
CRANBURY, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD), a global biotechnology company at the forefront of rare and orphan diseases, today presented new scientific findings and preclinical data on functional outcomes in an oral presentation and poster1 at the 13thAnnual WORLDSymposium™ in San Diego, CA. ATB200/AT2221 is a novel treatment paradigm that consists of ATB200, a unique recombinant human acid alpha-glucosidase (rhGAA) enzyme with optimized carbohydrate structures, particularly mannose-6 phosphate (M6P), to enhance uptake in muscles, co-administered with AT2221, a pharmacological chaperone designed to stabilize ERT in circulation.