EMA grants BioMarin’s Brinuera orphan drug status for CLN2 disease

BioMarin pharmaceuticals Inc. declares its leading drug candidate, Brinuera as orphan drug as approved by European Medicinal Agency (EMA) for the treatment of a form of Batten disease, CLN2 disease usually found in children. The disease is generally diagnosed in children of 2 to 4 years of age causing them to lose their ability to walk by 6 years of age and the patient may die while reaching to 12 years of age.. Symptoms of CLN2 include language delay and seizures, followed by movement disorders, motor deterioration, dementia and blindness.

The European medicinal Agency (EMA) grants orphan medicinal product status to provide incentives to develop medicinal products to treat, prevent or diagnose diseases or conditions that affect no more than five in 10,000 persons in the EU. The orphan medicinal product designation provides the company and its drug with certain benefits and incentives in the EU, including a period of market exclusivity of 10 years after the market approval, free consultation and scientific advice on contact with European Medicinal Agency.

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