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.
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.