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Minoryx Preps For Tough Pricing Regime As CNS Orphan Drug Enters Phase II/III

Orphan drug development used to be considered a license to print money, with high price tags and a focused customer base. With the development of an increasingly tough orphan drug pricing environment in the US and Europe, biotechs are adopting new strategies. CNS drug developer Minoryx will introduce endpoints into its Phase II/III studies for rare brain disease X-ALD that should help demonstrate both efficacy and value for future pricing discussions.

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Mylan’s Growth Strategy: Diversification, Expansion And R&D Investment

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Finance Watch: Surrozen Raises $33m In $483m February Flurry; Also, Are Reverse Mergers This Year's IPOs?

Surrozen raised $33m to fund drug development programs targeting Wnt ligands for various indications during a February VC financing flurry that occurred despite a drop in IPOs. Taking an alternative route to going public, some biopharma companies have completed reverse mergers in recent weeks and months.

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