Navigation Links
FDA Grants Orphan Drug Status To Eisai's Investigational Compound (E7777) For Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Date:8/8/2013

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to its investigational compound (E7777) for cutaneous t-cell lymphoma (CTCL).  E7777 is designed to have an improved purity profile and manufacturing process. It is currently in a pivotal trial intended to support its submission for approval.

The Orphan Drug Act (ODA) allows FDA to grant orphan status to a drug which has the potential for the treatment, diagnosis, or prevention of a rare disease/disorder that affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United States.

CTCL is a rare type of cancer that begins in the white blood cells and attacks the skin. It is one of several types of lymphoma collectively called non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Eisai Inc.
At Eisai Inc., human health care is our goal. We give our first thoughts to patients and their families, and helping to increase the benefits health care provides. As the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., our passionate commitment to patient care is the driving force behind our efforts to help address unmet medical needs. We are a fully integrated pharmaceutical business with discovery, clinical, manufacturing and marketing capabilities. Our key areas of commercial focus include oncology and specialty care (Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy and metabolic disorders). To learn more about Eisai Inc., please visit us at www.eisai.com/US

Eisai Co., Ltd.
Eisai Co., Ltd. is a research-based human health care (hhc) company that discovers, develops and markets products throughout the world. Through a global network of research facilities, manufacturing sites and marketing subsidiaries, Eisai actively participates in all aspects of the worldwide healthcare system. Media InquiriesInvestor InquiriesLaurie Landau

Alex Scott Eisai Inc.

Eisai Inc.201-746-2510

201-746-2177


'/>"/>
SOURCE Eisai Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. FDA Grants Priority Review To New Drug Application For MNK-795 Submitted By Depomed Licensee Mallinckrodt
2. Avanir Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
3. Agnitio Grants 10,000 New Licenses Globally this Financial Year
4. FDA Grants Soligenix "Fast Track" Designation for SGX942 for the Treatment of Oral Mucositis in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer
5. U.S. FDA Grants Priority Review to Simeprevir (TMC435) for Combination Treatment of Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis C
6. Cardinal Health Foundation Invites Local Non-profit Organizations To Apply For Grants To Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse
7. FDA Grants Charleston Laboratories, Inc. Request for Pre-IND Meeting on New Migraine Treatment
8. FDA Grants Chimerix Fast Track Designation for CMX001 for the Prevention of Clinically Significant Cytomegalovirus Infection
9. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Opposes Sequestration Cuts To National Institutes Of Health & Cancer Research Grants
10. State Food and Drug Administration Grants Approval to Sihuan Pharmaceutical for Clinical Trial of Innovative Drug -- Pinoxacin Hydrochloride
11. Neuralstem Grants Licenses For Central Nervous System Therapy Surgical Devices To Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/6/2017)... 6, 2017  Medical professionals are expected ... while treating their patients. Medical simulations offer ... involving patients. Simulation provides a safe method ... out procedures, refine techniques and build confidence, ... new technology, such as augmented reality, will ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... , Sept. 6, 2017 Eli Lilly ... it will present new data for galcanezumab and lasmiditan, ... of the International Headache Society (IHC) taking place Sept. ... Lilly will highlight new, long-term data from an ... doses of galcanezumab (120 mg and 240 mg) for ...
(Date:9/5/2017)... , Sept. 5, 2017  Getinge, a ... created a vibrant charitable donation program -- "Color ... support congenital heart defect research by The Children,s ... and the general public are encouraged to download ... submit the completed artwork to the gallery on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... “The Trials I Face to Receive God’s Grace”: a ... aspirations and goals to better one’s life through God. “The Trials I Face to ... all the wrong places, found a love for writing. Green feels that expressing his ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... ... gathering of executive marketers this week about the value of senior executives, pointed ... that has happened in business has brought us to the present and will ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... “They Sang At Her Funeral”: a ... murderer starts revealing the skeletons in their closets. “They Sang At Her Funeral” is ... fifty-six years young and married with five children and twelve grandchildren. Before becoming a ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... ... addition of strategic marketing leader, Denise Flannery, to its strategic advisory and client ... Management Consultant, Denise will work with clients across different industries to develop and ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... , ... September 19, 2017 ... ... that Scott McFarland has joined its executive team as the President of ... innovative value-based care management systems and contact centers. , “Scott is a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):