Based on Phase III Data, Vertex Moving Quickly to File for Approval of Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Vertex Pharmaceuticals this week released data from two Phase III studies of a combination of its cystic fibrosis drugs lumacaftor and Kalydeco (ivacaftor), showing that the studies have met their primary endpoints of statistically significant improvement in lung function among CF patients ages 12 and older with two copies of the F508del mutation in the CFTR gene.

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