Hanmi Pharm’s short-bowel syndrome drug wins FDA’s rare pediatric disease status - (Pulse via NewsPoints Desk)

  • The FDA granted Hanmi Pharmaceutical’s drug HM15912 rare pediatric disease designation for the treatment of short-bowel syndrome, reported Pulse.

  • The therapy received an orphan drug designation from the FDA less than a year ago. 

  • The drug is currently being tested in a Phase I trial in Korea. Hanmi plans to launch a Phase II trial in the US and Europe in the second half of this year.

  • The company intends to develop a new drug for short-bowel syndrome that only needs to be administered once a month using its platform technology LAPSCOVERY.

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