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Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals and Danisco BioActives Announce Partnership Agreement to Develop Drug Candidate for Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Date:4/7/2009

erocolitis (NEC)

NEC is a life-threatening gastrointestinal disorder with significant morbidity and mortality primarily affecting premature infants under 1500 grams, known as very low birth weight infants. Every year, thousands of premature babies die as a result of this disease and more will suffer from abnormal neurodevelopmental outcomes. While the cause of the disease is unknown, the pathological findings of infants who died of NEC show intense mucosal inflammation, hemorrhage and transmural necrosis of the small and large intestines.

In the United States, more than 300,000 premature babies (less than 2500 grams) are born each year. Of this group, the 60,000 to 70,000 that weigh less than 1,500 grams at birth are at high risk for acquiring NEC.

About Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a U.S. based, wholly owned subsidiary of the Sigma-Tau Group, and is dedicated solely to the global development and commercialization of medicines for patients with rare diseases. Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is based in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Since 1989, the company's products have been focused on rare diseases, kidney disease, and cancer. With more than 6,000 identified rare diseases that affect approximately 25 million patients in the United States, Sigma-Tau places its considerable scientific resources behind the development and commercialization of compounds that benefit the few. The company has substantial development programs focused on transplant, cancer, inherited genetic disorders, malaria, and other areas of unmet medical need.

For more information about the company, visit www.sigmatau.com.

About Danisco

With a rich and innovative portfolio, Danisco is a world leader in food ingredients, enzymes and bio-based solutio
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