Today, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted its application to expand Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) to include children ages 6-11 years old with cystic fibrosis who have at least one F508del or a mutation in the CFTR gene that is responsive based on in vitro data. The FDA has granted priority review of the application and has indicated that it will make a decision by June 8, 2021.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Kalydeco® (ivacaftor) for infants with cystic fibrosis as young as four months who have certain mutations.
Today, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced positive Phase 3 clinical trial data for Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) in children 6-11 years old with cystic fibrosis.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. has submitted three supplemental New Drug Applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand eligibility for Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor), Symdeko® (tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) and Kalydeco® (ivacaftor) to additional rare CFTR mutations.
Today, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced positive Phase 3 study results for Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) for people with cystic fibrosis ages 12 years and older who have one copy of the F508del mutation and one gating or residual function mutation.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded nearly $700,000 to Calibr, the drug discovery and development arm of Scripps Research, to screen for a compound that could be used to treat Burkholderia cepacia complex infections.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of the triple-combination modulator elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor (Trikafta™) for people with cystic fibrosis ages 12 and older who have at least one copy of the F508del mutation.
This medicine represents the single greatest therapeutic advancement in the history of CF, offering a treatment for the underlying cause of the disease that could eventually benefit more than 90 percent of people with CF.
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) recently posted a draft scoping document to outline their planned assessment of the clinical effectiveness and value of the triple combination (also known as elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor). The document is open for public comment through October 21.