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Archives for: August 16th, 2021

Cure MLD, The Calliope Joy Foundation and NORD Launch A Research and Engagement Study of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD)

Written by Rohan Narayanan on August 16, 2021

Research study is open to participants worldwide to advance understanding and treatments for Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, a recessive genetic disorder that is characterized by the accumulation of fats (lipids) called sulfatides causing damage to the nervous system

Washington, DC, August 16, 2021—Cure MLD, an initiative of The Calliope Joy Foundation, and the… Read More

Updated Study Analyzes Use and Cost of Orphan Drugs

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on October 18, 2018

Washington, D.C., October 18, 2018— Despite a record-breaking number of new approvals, orphan drugs remain a nominal part of overall drug spending, accounting for only 9.6% of total sales in the U.S. in 2017, according to a new study released today by the IQVIA Institute. The study… Read More