BRISBANE, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that it has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking approval to market pirfenidone for the treatment of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in the European Union (EU). Currently, there are no EMA-approved treatments for IPF in the EU.
"IPF is a debilitating and universally fatal disease that affects as many Europeans as Americans," said Dan Welch, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune. "Today's MAA submission marks an important first step toward making the first IPF treatment available to patients in Europe. It also represents an important milestone for InterMune, demonstrating our commitment to developing and commercial
|SOURCE InterMune, Inc.|
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