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BioMarin Provides Grant to NORD to Expand PKU Patient Support Services
Date:10/24/2007

cated to helping PKU patients manage the disease through a variety of offerings, including financial assistance for medical foods," said Kathleen Huntington, MS, RD, LD, Metabolic Dietitian at the Oregon Health Sciences University and a board member of GMDI.

Additionally, BioMarin plans to provide support to PKU patients through its BioMarin Patient and Physician Support (BPPS) program. BPPS currently provides support for MPS VI patients treated with Naglazyme, and a similar support program will be available for PKU patients if Kuvan is approved.

About PKU

PKU, a genetic disorder affecting approximately 50,000 diagnosed patients in the developed world, is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH). PAH is required for the metabolism of phenylalanine (Phe), an essential amino acid found in most protein-containing foods. If the active enzyme is not present in sufficient quantities, Phe accumulates to abnormally high levels in the blood and becomes toxic to the brain, resulting in a variety of complications including severe mental retardation and brain damage, mental illness, seizures, tremors, and limited cognitive ability. As a result of newborn screening efforts implemented in the 1960s and early 1970s, virtually all PKU patients under the age of 40 in developed countries have been diagnosed at birth. Currently, PKU can only be managed by a Phe- restricted diet, which is supplemented by nutritional replacement products, like formulas and specially-manufactured foods; however, the strict diet is difficult for most patients to adhere to the extent needed for achieving adequate control of blood Phe levels. To learn more about PKU, please visit http://www.PKU.com. Information on this website is not incorporated by reference into this press release.

About Kuvan

Kuvan is an investigational oral small molecule therapeutic for the treatment of PKU. The active ingredient in
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