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Phase 1 Trial in Healthy Volunteers Supports Continued Development of ATN-249 for HAE

Attune Pharmaceuticals‘ ATN-249, an investigational kallikrein inhibitor for the prevention of swelling attacks in hereditary angioedema (HAE) patients, was found generally safe and well-tolerated in a Phase 1 clinical trial with healthy volunteers, the company announced. Findings from this first-in-human trial (ACTRN12618000430235) were also presented during the recent …

Rising Healthcare Costs Strain EU Budgets Even as New Therapies Flourish

Cash-strapped governments across the 28-member European Union are struggling to control runaway healthcare expenditures — at exactly the same time as the promise of new but expensive therapies to treat rare diseases has never been greater. That’s the paradox faced by pharmaceutical companies as well as patient advocacy groups in…