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Topic: EU approval

July 12, 2018
Patients with rare autoinflammatory diseases in the UK have a new treatment option with the launch of Sobi’s Kineret following approval from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) earlier this year.

Patients with rare autoinflammatory diseases in the UK have a new treatment option with the launch of Sobi’s Kineret following approval from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) earlier this year.
 
The drug is already licensed in the UK for treating rheumatoid arthritis and cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS). It will now be available to patients with adult onset stills disease (AOSD) and systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SIJA), which impacts children under the age of 16 years.
 

May 5, 2017
First spinal muscular atrophy treatment recommended for approval in the EU

Biogen has announced the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) adopted a positive opinion recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation for Spinraza® (nusinersen) to treat patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).