BioMarin’s Vimizim (elosulfase alfa) Receives NMPA’s (CFDA) Approval for Treatment of Morquio A Syndrome

BioMarin’s Vimizim (elosulfase alfa) Receives NMPA’s (CFDA) Approval for Treatment of Morquio A Syndrome

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  • Biomarin has received approval for its Vimizim, as a first approval by NMPA for patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA (MPS IVA), also known as Morquio A syndrome
  • In May 2018, Chinese Drug Evaluation Center issued a list of rare diseases including MPS and in Aug 2018 is also released a list of 48 drugs which are eligible for Priority Review and already approved in the US, EU and Japan including Vimizim in China
  • Vimizim is an enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) developed to target Morquio A Syndrome and is used to treat 1300+ patients in 50+ countries

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