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Vertex lands blockbuster triple combo nod for CF drug Trikafta—5 months early

The triple combo era in cystic fibrosis is here thanks to a Monday Vertex approval—and it’s here earlier than industry watchers expected. A lot earlier. Five months ahead of schedule—and just three months after the company submitted its regulatory application—the FDA green-lighted Trikafta for the treatment of CF patients over the age of 12 with… Read More »

With Vertex, NHS back at the pricing table, CF advocates ratchet up the pressure

Vertex and British health officials haven’t been able to reach a funding deal on Orkambi, and patient advocates are keeping the pressure on. (Vertex Pharma) As Vertex Pharmaceuticals and British health officials try once again to make a deal on the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi, patient advocates haven’t stopped pushing the two sides to come… Read More »