Ipsen announces U.S. FDA priority review for palovarotene new drug application in patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva following resubmission


29 June 2022 - Ipsen today announced that the U.S. FDA has accepted for priority review its resubmitted new drug application for investigational palovarotene for the treatment of patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, an ultra-rare genetic disorder. 

Ipsen is seeking approval of palovarotene, an oral, selective retinoic-acid receptor gamma agonist for the prevention of heterotopic ossification (new bone formation outside of the normal skeletal system). 

The FDA has assigned 29 December 2022 as the Prescription Drug User Fee Act goal date, which is on track with anticipated regulatory submission timelines.

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