Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Merck KGaA Buys Chord and Its Oral Cladribine Product for NMOSD

Merck KGaA will continue to advance CRD1 for the treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG), after the company acquired the therapy’s original developer, Chord Therapeutics. The investigational therapy is an oral cladribine product that works by reducing the number of immune cells, namely…

Uplizna Found Safe at Reducing NMOSD Attacks in African Americans

Treatment with Horizon Therapeutics’ Uplizna (inebilizumab-cdon) was found safe and effective at reducing the frequency of attacks in African-American adults with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD), according to a retrospective analysis of the N-MOmentum clinical trial. These findings were presented in a poster at the 15th World Congress…