Accentia Biopharmaceuticals (ABPI) Announces that FDA Grants Orphan Drug Status for Revimmune(TM) Therapy for the Treatment of Two Autoimmune Diseases: Systemic Sclerosis & Hemolytic Anemia  
6/23/2011 8:39:33 AM

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: “ABPI”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to Revimmune™, the Company’s proprietary system-of-care based on high-dose administration of Cytoxan® (cyclophosphamide), for the treatment of two autoimmune disease indications, systemic sclerosis and autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Based on a an exclusive world-wide license from Johns Hopkins University and a strategic agreement with Baxter Corporation, Accentia intends to conduct multiple clinical trials evaluating Revimmune therapy for the treatment of a range of autoimmune diseases including multiple sclerosis.