• Alnylam drug succeeds in heart study, setting stage for FDA filing and showdown with Pfizer

    4 days ago - By MedCity News

    Alnylam Pharmaceuticals drug Onpattro, an FDA-approved treatment for nerve pain caused by hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis, now has Phase 3 data showing it can also help the much larger group of patients suffering heart problems from the rare protein disease. An FDA submission is planned, which would pit the Alnylam drug in competition with a blockbuster Pfizer product.
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