Author Archives: Magdalena Kegel

EMA Accepts Conditional Application for ANCA Treatment Avacopan

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted for review ChemoCentryx’s application to approve Avacopan (CCX168) as a treatment for anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis. The company, with its partner Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, applied for a Conditional Marketing Authorization (CMA) of the medicine. A CMA…

ANCA Vasculitis Treatment Research Advancing, Mayo Researchers Say

While the treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitis has taken strides away from highly toxic immunosuppressants to include an array of approaches based on biological drugs, there is plenty of room for treatment improvement. Research at the Mayo Clinic is focusing on approaches to prevent relapses of inflammatory disease activity. In a…