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Emalex Biosciences Acquires Psyadon Pharmaceuticals to Develop Novel Treatment for Pediatric Tourette Syndrome

Biopharmaceutical company Emalex Biosciences (Emalex), the newest member of the Paragon Biosciences (Paragon) portfolio of companies, today announced it acquired Psyadon Pharmaceuticals and the exclusive rights to develop, register and market ecopipam, a new chemical entity with orphan drug designation for the treatment of pediatric Tourette Syndrome (TS) in patients under 16 years of age.

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Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Diacerein 1% Ointment for Treatment of Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex

Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals, LLC., a US-based company dedicated to delivering transformative therapies to patients with orphan dermatologic and other underserved conditions, today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has designated as a Fast Track development program the investigation of diacerein 1%, ointment (CCP-020) for the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS).

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Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient with Epidermolysis Bullosa Enrolled in Pharmacokinetics Study of Diacerein 1% Ointment

Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals, LLC., a US-based company dedicated to delivering transformative therapies to patients with orphan dermatologic and other underserved conditions, today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has designated as a Fast Track development program the investigation of diacerein 1%, ointment (CCP-020) for the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS).

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Harmony Biosciences To Present Data On Its Investigational Product, Pitolisant, At Upcoming SLEEP Annual Meeting

Harmony Biosciences, LLC (Harmony), a Paragon Biosciences, LLC, portfolio company, today announced that it will present scientific data on its investigational product, pitolisant, which is being studied for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and cataplexy in patients with narcolepsy, at the upcoming 32nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, known as “SLEEP”, in Baltimore, MD from June 3-6.

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Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Rare Pediatric Disease Designation for Diacerein 1% Ointment for Epidermolysis Bullosa

Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals (CCP), a global company dedicated to delivering transformative therapies to patients with orphan dermatologic and other underserved conditions, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted rare pediatric disease designation for diacerein 1% ointment (CCP-020) for the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa (EB).

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Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals Receives Partners in Progress Award from debra of America

Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals (CCP), a global company dedicated to delivering transformative therapies to patients with orphan dermatologic and other underserved conditions, today announced that the company received the Partners in Progress Award at the 19th Annual debra of America (Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America) Benefit held October 26, 2017 at Guastavino’s in New York City.

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Harmony Biosciences Acquires US Rights To Pitolisant From Bioprojet; Raises $270 Million In Equity Financing

Biopharmaceutical company Harmony Biosciences, LLC (Harmony), a member of the Paragon Biosciences (Paragon) corporate family, today announced it has acquired the exclusive US right to develop, register and market the drug pitolisant from French company Bioprojet SCR (Bioprojet). Harmony, established and guided by Paragon and its experienced team, also announced that it completed a $270 million equity financing to facilitate this acquisition and accelerate its ability to address unmet needs for patients with sleep and other central nervous system disorders.

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