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Calliditas Announces Primary Endpoint Successfully Met in Phase 3 NefIgArd Trial Evaluating Nefecon[®] in IgA Nephropathy

Calliditas Therapeutics AB (Nasdaq: CALT, Nasdaq Stockholm: CALTX) (“Calliditas”) today announced positive topline results from the global, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 clinical trial NefIgArd, which investigated the effect of Nefecon (TARPEYO®/Kinpeygo® (budesonide) delayed release capsules) versus placebo in patients with primary IgA nephropathy (IgAN). The trial met its primary endpoint with Nefecon demonstrating a highly […]

Raising awareness of Rare Disease

Each year, Rare Disease Day aims to raise awareness of rare diseases and encourage positive change to patients’ lives. A disease is considered rare when it affects fewer than 1 in 2,000 people and there are 300 million people with rare diseases across the world.1 On Rare Disease Day 2023, we want to celebrate the […]

2022 | Optimum’s Year in Review

It’s nearly the end of 2022! It was an exciting year for Optimum’s clients which demonstrated the resilience and creativity that has made the life sciences industry so successful. We have outlined below a small fraction of the activity that has kept us busy this year: Deal, deals, deals As usual, 2022 was a year […]

Monday, 28th February is #RareDiseaseDay

We are proud to work with amazing companies focused on developing new treatments for rare diseases, generating change for the 300 million people worldwide

FDA grants Calliditas Therapeutics Accelerated Approval of TARPEYO™ (budesonide) to Reduce Proteinuria in IgA Nephropathy

TARPEYO (budesonide) delayed release capsules is the first and only treatment indicated to reduce proteinuria in adults with primary IgA nephropathy (IgAN) at risk of rapid disease progression, generally a urine protein-to-creatinine ratio (UPCR) ≥1.5g/g1 TARPEYO (developed under the project name NEFECON) is the first and only FDA- approved treatment that was specifically designed for […]