Vertex plans to file a new drug application later this year for a cystic fibrosis drug that has shown better than expected results in patients harboring the G551D mutation.

After data from a Phase III trial, called STRIVE, yielded significant improvements in the lung function of study participants who received the investigational drug VX-770, Vertex said it would work with regulatory agencies in the US and abroad to speed the drug's approval.

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