Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

Radicava Oral Suspension Earns FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America (MTPA)’s oral suspension formulation of edaravone, Radicava ORS, for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The oral therapy is designed to offer the same efficacy as MTPA’s Radicava (edaravone) — an FDA-approved, into-the-vein therapy…

#AAN2022 – How Environmental Exposure Affects ALS Risk Is Studied

Researchers at the University of Michigan are focused on establishing cause and effect relationships between environmental and occupational exposures with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). They hope this information will shed light on the mechanisms behind the disease and identify modifiable risk factors, which may have implications in preventing ALS.

InFlectis’ IFB-088 Earns Orphan Drug Status

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to InFlectis BioScience’s experimental therapy IFB-088 for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Orphan drug status is given to treatment candidates with the potential to be safe and effective in rare diseases. In the U.S. rare diseases are defined as…