Joanna Bankersingh

  1. New Parkinson's therapy approved by the FDA

    Kyowa Hakko Kirin's Parkinson's therapy, Nourianz (istradefylline), gains FDA approval as an add-on to levodopa/carbidopa.

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  2. China approves edaravone for ALS

    Radicut/Radicava (edaravone), shown to slow the progression of ALS, is now approved for patients in China.

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  3. EMA recommends approval of Vitrakvi (larotrectinib)

    Vitrakvi (larotrectinib) recommended by the CHMP for approval in the EU.

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  4. Fiona's story: PBC, my mother and me

    fiona 2xAfter 40 years with primary biliary cholangitis, Fiona's mother is still alive thanks to her daughter's dedication and a liver transplant.

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  5. Marc's story: A brief look at life with ALS in the US

    After 3 years of living with ALS, Marc found a new medicine on the other side of the world. 

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  6. Peter's story: Life goes on

    Diagnosed with ALS only 6 months ago, Peter went against the current to find more options to treat his disease.

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  7. Mark & Dee's story: For better, not worse

    With tears, laughter and hope, Mark and his family find their own way to cope with ALS.

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  8. MN-166 (ibudilast) to enter phase III clinical trials for progressive MS

    MN-166 (ibudilast) will be part of the Phase III clinical trial on progressive multiple sclerosis subjects with secondary progressive MS without relapses. 

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  9. Libtayo (cemiplimab): The only EU approved treatment for advanced CSCC

    New skin cancer medicine now approved in the EU for adults with metastatic or locally advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

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  10. Bakr's story: living with ALS in the UAE

    Still walking and talking after 4 years with ALS: we share Bakr's experience of living with a rare disease in the UAE to further his goal of creating awareness and to connect with other ALS patients.

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