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2014-06-09 00:21:32

EPI-743 in phase 2B development for Leigh syndrome MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals today announced that the FDA has granted Orphan Drug status to vatiquinone for the treatment of Leigh syndrome. Vatiquinone is the International Nonproprietary Name (INN) for Edison's EPI-743. The INN is a unique international name issued by the World Health Organization, which is used to identify the active pharmacological ingredient in a drug. This is...

2014-03-10 00:21:49

First subject enrolled in pivotal clinical trial MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals today announced the initiation of a phase 2B/3 study entitled, "A Phase 2B/3 Open-label Study of EPI-743 in Children with Leigh Syndrome" to be conducted in conjunction with Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co, Ltd. The trial is an open-label study lasting six months. To be eligible for the trial, children must have clinical and radiographic evidence of Leigh...

2014-02-04 23:27:41

MitoAction and UMDF have joined together to congratulate Edison Pharmaceuticals in their announcement last week of a nearly $4.3 billion strategic partnership with Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. of Japan. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The nation’s leading mitochondrial disease patient advocacy organizations have joined together to congratulate Edison Pharmaceuticals in their announcement last week of a nearly $4.3 billion strategic partnership with Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd....

2014-02-04 00:21:05

EPI-743 in phase 2 development for Friedreich's ataxia MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted Orphan Status to vatiquinone for the treatment of Friedreich's ataxia. Vatiquinone is the International Nonproprietary Name (INN) for Edison's EPI-743. The INN is a unique international name issued by the World Health Organization. It is used to identify the active pharmacological...

2011-06-10 16:38:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today preliminary results obtained on a 28-day phase 2A clinical trial in Friedreich's ataxia. While the primary endpoint of glucose disposition index (a measure of glucose handling by the body) did not show statistically significant improvement, EPI-A0001 did significantly improve neurological function as assessed by the Friedreich's Ataxia Rating Scale (FARS). This double-blind placebo-controlled...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.