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Ataluren, formerly known as PTC124 appears to be a viable treatment for Cystic Fibrosis. This oral compound targets CFTR, the protein product and faulty gene believed to be the cause of Cystic Fibrosis. Ataluren also appears to be particularly effective for patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) nonsense mutation. This genetic mutation interrupts the CFTR protein[…]

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Recent doubt from the FDA regarding Eteplirsen has caused considerable concern for Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. The pending NDA for Eteplirsen has been effectively put on hold by the FDA, based on concerns regarding Phase 2b study results. Patients suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy {DMD} are in dire need of effectual, safe and tolerable treatments to[…]

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As a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, or DMD is a virulent form of muscular dystrophy. The absence of dystrophin, which is a protein that helps to keep muscle cells intact, is the cause of this genetic condition. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is one of the nine types of[…]

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LGM Pharma Acquires CDMO

On July 27, 2020, LGM Pharma announced its acquisition of the formulation development and drug product contract manufacturing business of Nexgen Pharma, Inc. As a result, you will notice our new logo and visuals throughout the website. We’re working on updates to reflect the exciting, expanded CDMO capabilities and services we now can offer you.

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