Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Neuraltus ALS drug wins fast track, orphan status

An experimental treatment for Lou Gehrig’s disease won fast track and orphan drug designations from the Food and Drug Administration, potentially speeding the drug’s development by Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NP-001, the Palo Alto company’s treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, received those designations last week, Neuraltus CEO Andrew Gengos told the San Francisco Business Times on Tuesday.

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