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5 New FDA Orphan Drug Designations: Week of 04/20/15

April 28, 2015





The chart below identifies 5 new FDA Products Receiving Orphan Designation for the week of 04/20/15 as of 04/28/15 in ascending “Orphan Drug Designation Date” order.

FDA Products Receiving Orphan Drug Designation (Week of 04/20/15)


# Generic Name/ODD Date Sponsor Company Indication
1 Cantrixil/ 04.20 CanTx Ovarian Cancer
2 Allogeneic Cardiosphere-derived cells/ 04.21 Capricor Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
3 Cannabidiol/ 04.22 GW Pharma Neonatal hypoxic Ischemic encephalopathy
4 Synthetic double-stranded (hybridized duplex) ribonucleic acid oligonucleotide specific to hydroxyacid oxidase 1 gene/ 04.22 Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1
5 Recombinant human histidyl tRNA synthetase/ 04.22 aTyr Pharma Facioscapulo-humeral muscular dystroophy


** Generic Name/ODD Date” Column Link = Is the FDA Orphan Drug Product Designation Database Record.

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