Congratulations to Onyx Pharmaceuticals!
Accelerated FDA approval of Kyprolis™ (carfilzomib) for Injection
Congratulations to Onyx Pharmaceuticals on the accelerated FDA approval of Kyprolis™ (carfilzomib) for Injection, a proteasome inhibitor for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma. Read the official press release.
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Disclaimer: CDD’s Barry Bunin was on one of the early patents for carfilzomib: Smyth, M. S.; Laidig, G. J; Borchardt, R. T.; Bunin, B. A.; Crews, C. M.; Musser, J. H.; Schneekloth, J. S.; Chabala, J. C. Compounds for Enzyme Inhibition. Patent No. US 2005/0245434 A1; issued 3 Nov 2005 (Proteolix, Inc). Proteolix was acquired by Onyx Pharmaceuticals: http://www.onyx-pharm.com/news/onyx-pharmaceuticals-to-acquire-proteolix-inc