Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) Announces Presentation of Data at North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference
9/26/2012 8:50:48 AM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that 10 abstracts from its cystic fibrosis (CF) research and development program will be presented at the 26th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in Orlando, Fla., October 11 to 13, 2012. Previously announced data from a Phase 2 study of VX-809 combined with ivacaftor in people with the most common mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene, F508del, will be presented for the first time. Additional data from Vertex’s work to discover and develop medicines that target the underlying cause of CF will also be presented, including data on KALYDECO™ (ivacaftor) in people with CF who have the G551D mutation.