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Orladeyo Approval for HAE Under Review in Canada, Switzerland

Regulatory health agencies in Canada and Switzerland are reviewing BioCryst Pharmaceuticals’ applications for the approval of Orladeyo (berotralstat) in their countries for preventing hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks in patients ages 12 and older. The applications — to Heath Canada and Swissmedic — followed Orladeyo’s recent approvals in the…

Phase 2 Trial of Oral KVD824 in Preventing HAE Attacks to Open

KalVista Pharmaceuticals announced plans to soon begin enrolling patients in KOMPLETE, a Phase 2 clinical trial testing its investigational oral therapy KVD824 in preventing swelling attacks in people with hereditary angioedema (HAE) at sites in Canada, Australia, and the U.K. “Over the past month we have made substantial progress in…

Register Now for Global Genes’ RARE Patient Advocacy Summit

Registration is now open for Global Genes‘ 2021 RARE Patient Advocacy Summit. This year’s hybrid event will be livestreamed from California Sept. 27-29, and some seats are also available for attending the event in person in San Diego. “Here you’ll have the opportunity to connect and engage with others…

NORD Rare Disease Summit, Online Oct. 18-19, Open for Registration

Registration is now open for the 2021 Rare Diseases and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit, which will be held virtually Oct. 18–19. The event, also known as the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Summit, brings the rare disease community together to network and discuss developments in treatments and research…

Advocates Lobby US Congress During Virtual Rare Disease Week

More than 600 people participated in the 10th annual Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill 2021, held virtually July 14–22, to advocate for the rare disease community. Hosted by the EveryLife Foundation’s Rare Disease Legislative Advocates (RDLA) program, the event brings together community members from across the U.S. to…