Alexander Disease Clinical Study Treatment Trial
Ionis Pharmaceuticals announced it has initiated a pivotal clinical study of ION373 in patients with Alexander disease, a rare and generally fatal neurological disorder.
Ionis today has announced that they have commenced a pivotal clinical study of ION373 – an investigational antisense medicine designed to reduce the level of GFAP – in patients with Alexander disease.
Alexander disease patients experience progressive deterioration, leading to severe disability and loss of independence. Childhood onset is associated with more serious disease, with patients rarely surviving beyond adolescence. Alexander disease is caused by a genetic mutation that leads to overproduction and toxic accumulation of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) in the brain. ION373 is an investigational antisense medicine designed to reduce the level of GFAP.
To find out more about the clinical trial, follow this link to their website:
Ionis initiates pivotal clinical study of novel antisense medicine to treat patients with Alexander disease | Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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