Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA) Announces Submission of New Drug Application for Ponatinib to the FDA  
7/31/2012 9:46:52 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational BCR-ABL inhibitor, ponatinib, to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ARIAD is seeking U.S. marketing approval of ponatinib in patients with resistant or intolerant chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and Philadelphia-chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph+ ALL). The Company is seeking accelerated approval for ponatinib by the FDA and has requested a priority review of the application.