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Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Announces Encouraging Pre-NDA Meeting With the FDA for Firdapse(TM) as a Treatment for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS)

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPRX), (Catalyst Pharmaceuticals), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for people with rare debilitating diseases, today announced it has held a productive pre-New Drug Application (NDA) meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding Firdapse™ for the treatment of LEMS. Based on this meeting, Catalyst believes that its Phase 3 clinical program will provide acceptable support for submission of an NDA for Firdapse for LEMS. The Company plans to complete a full NDA submission during the 3rd quarter of 2015. Catalyst will confirm the overall regulatory path forward upon receipt of formal meeting minutes from the FDA in the coming weeks and will provide a further update at that time.

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