Phase 3 Clinical Data on Vosorotide for Achondroplasia Presented at ASBMR Annual Meeting
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Phase 3 Clinical Data on Vosorotide for Achondroplasia Presented at ASBMR Annual Meeting

Last week, biotechnology company BioMarin announced that Dr. Lynda Polgreen, MD, MS would present at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) Annual 2020 Meeting. Her presentation centered…

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European Commission Grants Orphan Designation Designation for Investigative Achondroplasia Therapy
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European Commission Grants Orphan Designation Designation for Investigative Achondroplasia Therapy

Ascendis Pharma has just announced that their investigative therapy for achondroplasia called TransCon CNP has just received Orphan Drug Designation from the European Commission. This same designation has already been…

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BridgeBio Receives Almost 300 Million for Continued Rare Disease Research

About BridgeBio Pharma BridgeBio Pharmaceuticals was created in 2015 by veterans from the fields of academia and biotechnology. The company focuses on the development of new therapeutic treatments for genetic…

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Clinical Trial Updates for Achondroplasia and Hemophilia A!
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Clinical Trial Updates for Achondroplasia and Hemophilia A!

BioMarin has just released an update on their achondroplasia and hemophilia clinical trials. Exciting things are in the works! Achondroplasia Update Achondroplasia causes short stature. A phase 3 trial working to…

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Top Misconceptions to Clarify About Achondroplasia (Dwarfism) During Awareness Month

October is Achondroplasia (Dwarfism) Awareness Month! Achondroplasia is a bone growth disorder that causes dwarfism. Dwarfism is defined as a condition of short stature as an adult. People with achondroplasia are…

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Ellie Simmonds, Paralympic Champion, Receives Honorary Degree From Swansea University
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Ellie Simmonds, Paralympic Champion, Receives Honorary Degree From Swansea University

Ellie Simmonds is a dominate Paralympic swimmer having won five times in her 23-years and was honored locally for her success, reported Border Telegraph.  Just recently, she attended to a…

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“Little People, Big World” Star Zach Roloff and His Experience with Achondroplasia
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“Little People, Big World” Star Zach Roloff and His Experience with Achondroplasia

Achondroplasia is one of those illnesses that you can’t hide. And everyone is going to have a different responses to it. Some ignore it, some will ask questions, and others…

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