Author Archives: Grace Frank

FAQs About Evrysdi (Risdiplam)

Evrysdi (risdiplam) is an oral liquid treatment approved in the U.S. for infants through adults with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) — patients age 2 months and older with any disease type. Roche and Genentech developed Evrysdi in collaboration with PTC Therapeutics and the SMA…

FDA Issues No Fines for Data Problems in Zolgensma’s Application

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has decided not to fine or otherwise sanction Novartis for manipulated data included in the application that led to Zolgensma‘s approval to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in children up to age 2. The FDA was not informed until roughly a month after it announced…