Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Pemziviptadil Shows Promise in Small Clinical Trial

PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals‘s investigational therapy pemziviptadil (PB1046) showed a good safety profile and clinically meaningful effects on physical function in a small clinical trial of three people with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The findings support further evaluation of pemziviptadil as…

Sotatercept Receives Orphan Drug Designation in Europe

The European Commission has granted orphan drug designation to sotatercept for the treatment of people with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This designation is given to medications with the potential to substantially improve care for rare diseases — defined as those that affect fewer than five individuals per 10,000…