RNAi trailblazer Alnylam teases more positive data for a potential third commercial drug
RNAi pioneer Alnylam snagged its first and second FDA approvals in the last two years. And on Wednesday, the Cambridge, MA-based biotech announced it has more positive data to back its next potential commercial drug.
Alnylam said lumasiran performed well in a Phase III study, dubbed ILLUMINATE-B, in 18 children under 6 years old with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1). While we’ll have to wait for virtual ASN in October to get the full data, the company said topline results showed a “clinically meaningful reduction” in spot urinary oxalate:creatinine ratio — the primary endpoint. Lumasiran also did well across secondary endpoints, including measures of urinary and plasma oxalate, according to the company.
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