Sarepta Tells Patients To Stand Down, Golodirsen Future 'Our Responsibility'
Patient advocates asked what they could do after US FDA’s complete response letter for the proposed Duchenne drug, but Sarepta's CEO said the company would get the product back on track to approval itself, a marked contrast to engaged role the community played the last time the firm ran into a roadblock at the agency.
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Eric Bastings will lead Division of Neurology I, which is expected to handle Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab and Sarepta’s refiling of golodirsen for DMD next year.
Sarepta cited two safety issues when announcing a complete response letter for its exon 53 skipping DMD drug golodirsen, but the US FDA's decision may be a result of the Exondys 51 approval from 2016, analysts suggest.